Re: ext2 for /boot ???
- Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 23:32:56 -0400
- From: Lee <ler762@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: ext2 for /boot ???
On 9/11/18, Felix Miata <mrmazda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Andrew McGlashan composed on 2018-09-12 04:01 (UTC+1000):
>> 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.
> How often does /boot get written to, as much as 5 minutes per year? All my
> /boot partitions are EXT2, (in part) /because/ it has no journaling.
Just out of curiosity - why would journaling be undesirable on a
partition that is almost never written to?