[ubuntu-uk] Some advice about /boot

Tyler J. Wagner tyler at tolaris.com
Thu Mar 10 14:10:21 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-03-10 at 12:39 +0000, bodsda at googlemail.com wrote:
> My setup has always been grub on mbr and grub on /boot for each
>  installation. Either way is pretty simple, the only difficulty I can
>  forsee is if you change the kernel on one of the installs that doesn't
>  handle the grub install, then you won't be able to boot to the new
>  kernel until grub is updated.

I honestly do not see a compelling reason to have a separate /boot at
all, except in the case of using an incompatible LVM setup, RAID or
filesystem on /. Then you don't have any of the trouble of trying to
maintain one /boot with three distros.


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