Fedora 15, new and exciting plans

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Sun Nov 14 01:58:14 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-11-14 at 10:56 +1000, Chris Jones wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-11-14 at 01:14 +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > LVM actually slows down boot considerably. Not primarily because its
> > code was slow or anything, but simply because it isn't really written in
> > the way that things are expected to work these days.
> This is true and all. But it's easily worked around by keeping /boot on
> a non-LVM partition.
> I use a LVM setup and it works flawlessly. /boot on ext2, and / on LVM
> ext4. And you can't really complain at a 5-6 second boot time with the
> aforementioned setup.
> There's absolutely no reason to remain on old style DOS partitioning
> setups on Linux.

As I read lennart's post, he's talking about regular old init, after the
kernel and initrd have come up. so what you do with /boot is irrelevant.
Adam Williamson
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