Default boot/root filesystem

Chris Murphy lists at
Sat Sep 7 08:47:47 UTC 2013

On Sep 7, 2013, at 12:48 AM, Sam Varshavchik <mrsam at> wrote:

> According to this:
> RHEL7 will use XFS for the default boot/root.

The article doesn't make it clear if this is XFS for both /boot and / or just /. But if it's the former, it ends the debate about installing the bootloader on a partition. XFS has no bootloader pad at all so it isn't possible. On EFI systems, it doesn't matter.

Chris Murphy

More information about the devel mailing list