On Tue, 17 Jun 2008, Josh Glover wrote:
> On a serious note, I've been running Linux this way for eight years
> or so, and have never been bitten by the behaviour you describe.
> Other than "this is not the way I do things", can you list any cons
> to not mounting /boot?
Well, I guess your memory is better than mine. If I didn't mount
/boot, I'd eventually forget and run the PMS..
- If you're administering the machine on a professional basis, stuff
like this leaves surprises for the next admin
- Module insertion, oops decoding and other crash-diagnosis tools may
need access to object files for running kernel..
Software is already a mine-field of bugs and strange behaviour, but
if this dimly explored field of systems administration works you then
have at it. Just, please, mention stuff like this in any bug
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