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Re: [tlug] new computer configuration

B0Ti wrote:
> Josh Glover wrote:
>>B0Ti wrote:
>>>On Wed, 26 Jun 2002 23:49:57 -0700 (PDT)
>>>nitin kakkar <> wrote:
>>>>    A) /boot ext3  for linux boots
>>>>      D)  ext3 for linux /
>>>A is wasted. Why not merge A and D?
>>I don't follow. Why is A wasted?
> Either
> a) I misunderstood his question
> b) you didn't follow the thread or didn't bother to read it from the
> start.
> If it's "a", then I apologize. Thought the question was how to squeeze
> more OSes into 4 primary partitions.

I hope it is a). Otherwise, I missed the bit about four primary
partitions. If so, I apologise.

I asked this because, in general, it is good to make /boot a separate
partition so you can throw the "noauto" option into /etc/fstab.

Josh Glover <>

Associate Systems Administrator

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