[Workaround.org] lenny alpha basic installation
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Tue Jun 16 16:55:15 CEST 2009
Martin Simovic schrieb:
> 2009/6/16 Christoph Haas <email at christoph-haas.de
> <mailto:email at christoph-haas.de>>
> On /boot a journal is pretty useless because it hardly ever changes.
> Especially not after the system is up and running. ext2 had the
> advantage that every rescue disk can work with it and even old versions
> of Grub could handle that. I'd assume that this isn't necessary any
> more. (Still I wonder why Grub wasn't used when I played with LVM here.)
> MALTE SIMON:
> this is not true. /boot is read-only during the boot stage (this is why
> journal is useless) however after the system is up and running there IS
> data written to it every time you install a new kernel.
Admitted. But how often does that happen on a production mail server?
Every two years? My point was that it's far more likely that the server
crashes when writing an email that just got received because that
happens several times a second (on a busy server).
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