[DSE-Dev] The future of the boot system in Debian

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Mon Sep 28 05:33:32 UTC 2009

On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 03:35:41PM +1000, Russell Coker wrote:
> > IME, simple initrds that don't really impact on your hability to boot
> > are fine (and great to load firmware, CPU microcode and kernel modules),
> > but anything else (like root on lvm or on non-auto-started md arrays)
> > will cause trouble sooner or later.
> Root on LVM is good for backups and gives the potential for changing the size 
> of root with little inconvenience.

It also allows to move the root fs to another disk, on a live system.


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