[lfs-support] /etc/fstab

Alexander Kapshuk alexander.kapshuk at gmail.com
Tue Jun 26 12:44:05 PDT 2012

On 06/26/2012 10:18 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> The /boot partition is rarely written. The purpose of a journaled file 
> system is to recover written data in a cache that is in the journal an 
> not properly committed to the disk in the case of a power/system 
> failure. Making /boot ext3 is OK, but it really doesn't add anything 
> significant to the system. 

Understood. Thanks.

> As Ken said, the UUIDs are meaningless until udev is started. Since 
> that's pretty early in the boot process, this should work fine. Note 
> that you cannot use UUIDs in the GRUB linux line unless you use an 
> initrd. My partition allocation is almost the same as yours. Unlike 
> others, I do like to put some things on /opt (Xorg, KDE, Qt, JDK, 
> others). -- Bruce 

Got it. Thanks. I've modified my /etc/fstab file as suggested by Ken. 
Compiling the kernel now.


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