g.lip at gmx.com
Mon Nov 22 15:25:42 UTC 2010
On Monday 22,November,2010 11:09 PM, Rashkae wrote:
> On 10-11-22 09:17 AM, Goh Lip wrote:
>> o ext3 = ext2 + journaling
>> o /boot would NOT be mounted after boot-up
> I suppose there's merrit to the idea of not mounting /boot, but wherever
> I've seen a boot partition used, /boot is always included in the fstab
> for mounting. Otherwise, you would need a whole level of scripting in
> update utilities, like dpkg, update-initramfs and update-grub for them
> to know they need to mount/unmount boot.
Good point, Rashkae, and I know that /boot (if in separate partition) is
If you are willing to risk amending your fstab (knowing you or Tom H can
rectify it later :) ), try commenting out the /boot from the fstab,
reboot and see if /boot is mounted. Also do an update-grub or intramfs
and see what happens.
ps: my 'primary boot' partition is not mounted after boot-up (and not in
fstab), and more importantly,I cannot do this as my 'OS /boots' are all
in / and .. (I forgot.., stuck here, know there's one more point :) )
I have my bet, but let's save it till it's done.
Regards - Goh Lip
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