From: Paul Jakma (paulj at domain alphyra.ie)
Date: Tue 28 Aug 2001 - 18:15:21 IST
On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, kevin lyda wrote:
> not for transfer time it isn't.
> i can almost see ext3 for /, but not for /usr. /usr doesn't
> change much, so what's the point of journalling?
to save the fsck. like you said, doesn't change much, so it's no
> as i said, it can be mounted ro. at worst you'll fsck a 1.5 gig fs
> which takes just a few seconds on a decent machine.
just go with ext3 - no fsck at all.
> grub's fine for home use i suppose,
havn't tried it - don't know. but hey..
> but lilo makes more sense for servers. it supports serial consoles
> and it boots linux.
i think grub supports serial aswell. it's nicest feature is
understanding filesystems as opposed to hard-coding the location into
the boot sector of the partition. (ever forgotten to run lilo?)
> anything else (for a server) is a fluffy waste of bytes.
i don't know.. i'd have to try out grub first guess.
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