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Re: Newbie question about amd64 Xen Dom0

On Sun, Jan 20, 2008 at 05:01:44PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 20, 2008 at 11:37:18AM -0400, Ernesto Bascon wrote:
> > My wd1a is ffsv1 with 16k block size.
> > I will install everything on a 8k block size partition again.
> > 
> > Anyway, do you recommend creating a partition mounted in /grub?
> No, because grub also has to be able to read /xen.gz and /netbsd
> So make sure your / is small enough, grub also has problems with
> large filesystems :(. I use something like 100 to 500M for /, and
> have other filesystems (at last /usr).

FWIW /grub/* and /xen.gz don't necessarily have to live in your / partition.
Linux has traditionally put this on a dedicated (very small) /boot partition.


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