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From: "Canek Peláez Valdés" <caneko@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] /boot filesystem, SSDs, TRIM
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 06:19:36
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] /boot filesystem, SSDs, TRIM by Adam Carter
1 On Wed, Aug 22, 2018 at 10:58 PM Adam Carter <adamcarter3@×××××.com> wrote:
2 >
3 > For a long time people recommended ext2 for /boot. The Gentoo wiki still
4 does. Is there any compelling reason to use ext2 for /boot (on a system
5 whose other filesystems are ext4) these days? AFAIK for systems that have
6 /boot on an SSD, ext4 makes more sense due to discard support, and for
7 non-SSD it doesn't matter either way. Have I missed something?
9 AFAIU, UEFI systems need a boot partition, and it has to be VFAT. Most
10 motherboards support a "legacy mode" to boot using the MBR; but it will
11 eventually go away, and good riddance; UEFI is so much easier and saner to
12 use.
14 Regards.
15 --
16 Dr. Canek Peláez Valdés
17 Profesor de Carrera Asociado C
18 Departamento de Matemáticas
19 Facultad de Ciencias
20 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México


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Re: [gentoo-user] /boot filesystem, SSDs, TRIM Tom H <tomh0665@×××××.com>