2008/6/17 <paul at clubi.ie>:
> Even better, not having /boot mounted means your package management system
> will write to your / partition when it next updates your kernel package.
If you don't know that your PMS is updating your kernel package and
can thus mount /boot for it to write to, you will likely have bigger
problems that a failed kernel update.
Binary distros that auto-brick your machine are not so much fun. At
the very least, they should provide some facility for you to keep the
currently working, known-good kernel around as a fail-safe.
> Another great idea, don't mount /proc - it improves security and will keep
> software maintainers happily occupied, trying to figure out bug reports of
> configure scripts failing.
Yeah, I'll try that right now...
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