On Wed, 2008-12-17 at 15:39 -0500, Yaakov Nemoy wrote: > /boot is a 100-200 MB partition on many machines. Unless Grub can > safely handled an encrypted partition on top of a Logical Volume > running on an encrypted Volume Group running on an encrypted Physical > Volume on an encrypted hard drive, with levels of Software RAID in > between each step, there's just no sense supporting /boot on anything > other than a 100-200 MB ext2 or ext3 volume. Why do we even waste 128mb on an ext3 journal for /boot? It changes rarely and such a small filesystem with only a handful of files takes 0 time to fsck. On all my machines /boot is a 256mb (plenty of room for the upcoming rescue image in /boot...) ext2 partition set to fsck on every boot. Every time I upgrade, anaconda nags me to "upgrade" /boot to ext3...
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