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Old 11-11-2005, 05:11 PM   #1
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Boot partition


This is the same kinda question I asked in my other thread, but I'm just wondering how I share my /boot partition. I know that when I want to share my /swap partition I just click "Add swap" but how do I share the boot? How does it work? I'm installing Slackware on a new drive, and then I want to install zenwalk and vector soon after, how to I share them and what do I need to add in my lilo.conf and fstab? Thanks
 
Old 11-12-2005, 07:07 AM   #2
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I believe in Zenwalk you tell the installer to mount /boot of Slackware, otherwise Slackware will have its own /boot.

I never share the /boot and find it a lot easier to control. I can identify each distro's kernel and supporting files by its /boot which is always a subdirectory of the system's /.
 
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I'm of like mind - there doesn't seem to be much, if anything at all, to gain - and potentially a lot of confusion.
There is even a slight exposure in sharing swap - e.g. suspend2 houses persistent data there across boot.
 
  


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