GRUB 2 now default for new installations
philsf79 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 21:25:13 UTC 2009
On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 4:21 PM, John Moser<john.r.moser at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 1:40 PM, Luke L<lukehasnoname at gmail.com> wrote:
>> How many of these things are actually going to make it into Karmic? A
>> dynamically sized swap file? GRUB 2 residing on its own partition,
>> etc? These things sound good.
> GRUB2 on its own partition is silly. Like having a separate /boot.
> What problem are you trying to solve?
To name one problem, people who use LVM can't use GRUB because it
doesn't support LVM block devices.
>> Also, would a dedicated GRUB2 parition be able to exist on LVM/raid?
>> Just curious.
> Who cares?
LVM is good enough to benefit even home users. I know there's at least
one spec considering LVM by default, so people must care about it.
I indeed recommend anyone to use LVM, and I support it being used by
default on new installs.
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