[Debian] Benefits of Kernel on separate Partition

Joachim Breitner nomeata at debian.org
Mon Oct 27 23:41:33 CET 2008


Am Montag, den 27.10.2008, 15:17 -0700 schrieb feywulf:
> Hello,
> Aside from the tradition of 2 partitions due to the old uboot needing
> the kernel in a fat partition, Is there a benefit to keeping the
> kernel on a separate partition?

I have heard rumors that uboot will not read very large ext2/3
partitions, therefore we create a small one in front. How large is your


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