/boot filesystem

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 03:55:09 UTC 2010

On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 7:30 AM, Goh Lip <g.lip at gmx.com> wrote:
> On Sunday 21,November,2010 06:54 PM, Ioannis Vranos wrote:
>> Default installations with a separate /boot partition use ext2. Why
>> don't they use ext3 or better ext4? Grub supports both of them.
> Because it's not necessary.
> Without any kernel, it will take about only 1 MB. Journaling would be a
> waste of resources.

It's not just a question of size. There are very few write operations
on "/boot".

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