[lug] partitioning a build machine

Peter Hutnick peter-lists at hutnick.com
Tue May 27 13:19:37 MDT 2003

Peter Hutnick said:
> Michael J. Hammel said:
>> Is this a good way of doing this?  Should I leave the other partitions
>> alone when I do my install of the other distributions (just specifying
>> which is to be the root mount point)?  Can the boot diskettes know
>> which partition to use as their root and which ones to leave alone?
> See "man rdev"
> Don't put filesystems in other systems /etc/fstab.
> But why not use GRUB?

Or in Haiku:

   Peruse man rdev,
   Don't clutter your fstab,
   GRUB beats a floppy.

It's not my fault.  I'm reading Fight Club right now.  "I am the Zen
master.  I am the calm little center of the Universe."


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