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Re: Migrate Stretch to New UEFI Build?




On Sun, 13 Jan 2019 22:37:47 -0500
Stefan Monnier <monnier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> >> > more research, I've concluded I have no need for LVM, but encryption    
> >> Side note: whether I need LVM or not, I just always use it.  
> > I never could understand that type of "reasoning." With me, if there's
> > no NEED, it's not done.  I'm very much the pragmatist.  
> 
> Not sure if pragmatism has much to do with it: I use LVM because it's

You'd be surprised how much it can affect decisions and choices.  And
make logic easier.  Set your criteria and requirements, and stick to
them. Now I'm not saying it is any better than other methods, but it
does work best for me.  And it came naturally.

> more convenient, even if in the end what I do with it could have been
> done with partitions.

I keep my personal systems simple: /, /home, swap.  With 20 years
experience using Linux, I pretty much know how big my partitions need
to be and so once created never need to be resized.  However, with the
new system I'm building, there will be two additional partitions and
since they will be GPT/UEFI, no extended or logical partitions to fool
with.

B