/home partition size

David C david at desolateonline.com
Tue Oct 29 17:51:22 PST 2002


On Tuesday 29 October 2002 07:43 pm, you wrote:
> From FHS:
> "On some i386 machines, it may be necessary for /boot to be located
> on a separate partition located completely below cylinder 1024 of the
> boot device due to hardwar constraints.
> Certain MIPS system require a /boot paertition that is mounted MS-DOS
> filesystem or whatever other filessystem type is accessible for the
> firmware. This may result in restrictions with respect to usable
> filenames within /boot (only for affected systems.)
>
> Ref: http://www.pathname.com/fhs/2.2/fhs-3.5.html
>

Ahh ok, thanks. Since my system is somewhat newer (Athlon T-Bird 
1.4Ghz/KT7A-RAID mobo) and I know for a fact it works fine without a 
seperate /boot partition, I'll go ahead and skip that one.

Thanks for the info and link.

David C.

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