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Re: Newbie question about amd64 Xen Dom0
On Sun, Jan 20, 2008 at 10:48:50PM +0100, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> 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.
Yes, and I've one system setup this way (I've been lazy after noticing
I did format / as ffsv2). But I had to disable savecore, because
it can misbehave if /netbsd doesn't point to the booted kernel ...
Lets make it simple, and have grub load files from / :)
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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