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Re: ext2 for /boot ??? -- WAS: Re: root on ZFS

My thought process is that there's no reason for any advanced features in /boot since it should rarely change (aside from the occasional kernel or driver update).

That said, theres no real harm in using a different filesystem for /boot, such as ext3, ext4, btrfs, etc., so long as your bootloader (ie GRUB) can read files from it.

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On Sep 11, 2018, 11:01, Andrew McGlashan < andrew.mcglashan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


On 11/09/18 22:48, Matthew Crews wrote:
> My recommendation is to use a separate /boot partition and make it EXT2.

Why not at least ext3? I don't baulk at ext4 btw for /boot -- I can
never understand why ext2 is recommended when ext4 gives no trouble and
has other advantages, even ext3 has journaling that ext2 does not.

Kind Regards