Creating partitions

Joe Zeff joe at
Sun Oct 23 18:22:04 UTC 2011

On 10/23/2011 07:57 AM, Miguel Cardenas wrote:
> I would like to keep simple my disk, and reading the Fedora installation
> guide found that there are only 3 partitions required, SWAP, BOOT (ext3)
> and ROOT / (ext3)... I still don't like the idea of an independent boot
> partition but let's do it in the Fedora way... so, I want to know if
> this layout may work for me... I want to ask before doing it to save
> hours of installation just to try and see the results...

You only need a /boot partition if root is ext4, because legacy grub 
doesn't grok it.  If you only use ext3, you can get away with two 
partitions: / and swap.  (I have a separate /home, but no /boot.)

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