Disk layout for XO-1.5
cjb at laptop.org
Tue Jul 28 16:27:42 EDT 2009
>> Another important advantage to partitions is that the existence
>> of a boot partition isolates the firmware from changes in the
>> filesystem used for the root.
> can you explain this a bit more?
Concrete example: if you want to use btrfs on your root filesystem,
you must have a separate /boot partition, because no firmware or boot
loader (including grub) can yet mount btrfs.
Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org>
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