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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?

Thanks
Lee