2008/6/16 John A. Kinsella <John.Kinsella at ul.ie>:
> My first thought was to dispense with the /boot partition entirely;
A dangerous thought indeed. If your /boot partition is the same as
your / partition, you lose the ability to not automatically mount
/boot. Not having /boot mounted means that nothing can accidentally
hose your kernel while your system is running, thus giving you the
peace of mind that you can at least boot into single-user mode to
repair your system after a crash.
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