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Re: partition layouts

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: partition layouts
Date: Tue, 05 Apr 2005 09:02:52 +0200
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Vernon Mauery <address@hidden> writes:

> Putting a restraint that says /boot/grub must be a separate
> partition doesn't sound like a good idea.  It just clutters the
> partition table with another small partition.

For the apple this was always the case already.  It is something we
can not change.

> If all it gains us is that we know where we booted from, we still
> need to know where /boot is.  I don't see what this gains us -- the
> root command or prefix variable is still required.  It sounds to me
> that if you want to have a firmware native partition type, having
> all of /boot be that type would be preferred.

The discussion is about automatically setting prefix.


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