Re: ext2 for /boot ???
- Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 15:31:58 +0000
- From: Glenn English <ghe2001@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: ext2 for /boot ???
On Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 1:49 PM Michael Stone <mstone@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 02:18:46AM -0400, Felix Miata wrote:
> >I want my boot partitions accessible no matter what I
> >boot, even if it means booting using a Windows 98 floppy disk, attaching it via
> >USB to a Mac, or booting an ancient PC running a pre-2.4 kernel. EXT2 has
> >maximum backward compatibility.
> There's no problem with having a personal quirk, as long as other people
> understand it's not good general advice that they should follow.
I've been using EXT2 in /boot since I saw the recommendation in the
early days of EXT3. I haven't seem anyone suggest that in quite a
while, so I guess it's become a 'personal quirk' now.
But Felix talks about several boot partitions. I don't know, but
wouldn't >1 /boots confuse grub?