[rescue] Biggest drives (and SVM) in a U60?

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Tue May 30 06:15:36 CDT 2006

Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> Thu, 25 May 2006 @ 17:33 -0400, Jones, Andrew I said:
>>A separate /boot filesystem is practically a requirement on modern Linux

Not true.  It's an *expectation*, but far from a requirement.

> Now I use a boot filesystem, but not because I need it.  I use it
> because so many scripts and tools expect it now and I just decided to
> do it.
> It also helps make sure your kernel stays below any kind of BIOS limit
> on logical boot sectors.

Though this is no longer an issue if you use even a *remotely*
up-to-date version of lilo or grub.  lilo has not been constrained by
BIOS cylinder limits for at least five years.

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