[arch-general] Reboot - Versioned Kernel Installs
Paul Gideon Dann
pdgiddie at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 09:18:01 EDT 2011
On Friday 10 June 2011 14:05:14 Yaro Kasear wrote:
> Another agreement from me here. Also, may I also add that a great deal of
> Arch users have /boot in a (tiny) partition to start with and can't really
> KEEP that much stuff in there? Keeping old kernels would definitely screw
> their systems up and keep them from upgrading with any ease.
I have two kernels in /boot at the moment, and that takes 32MiB. My /boot
partition is 200MiB, which is pretty generous as far as separate /boots go.
That gives me room for 12 kernels. I'm not sure many would have a /boot
smaller than 100MiB, and can't see *anyone* partitioning a /boot to less than
32MiB. I don't think space is a concern when we're talking about 2-3 kernels
(current, previous, and possibly a custom build.)
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