Creating partitions

Joe Zeff joe at
Sun Oct 23 19:34:58 UTC 2011

On 10/23/2011 12:15 PM, Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
> I have found for ext3 that if the contents of /boot was modified
> in any way, it can affect whether or not the bootloader could
> boot off of /boot partition.  My advice is to use /boot for ext3&  ext4.

Thank you, that's nice to know.  I stay out of /boot at all times unless 
I have no choice, such in tweaking the timeout in grub.conf, and I've 
never had the slightest trouble with it.  I do have a separate /boot 
partition on my laptop, but / there is ext4.

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