/boot is full after running "make installkernel" on FreeBSD 8.0
roberthuff at rcn.com
Thu Jul 1 22:29:21 UTC 2010
Henrik Hudson writes:
> > Or just make one large partition. Not on a server, but I don't
> > see much reason for using multiple partitions on a laptop.
> Multiple partitions still isn't a bad idea if you ever have to
> fsck and even on a desktop / laptop I usually mount /tmp as
> noexec. (note: installworld requires exec in /tmp, so you will
> have to remount /tmp if you use that). Also, it's easier to
> recover if you can boot single user mode and run a quick fsck on
> / when it's small. It doesn't happen often, but when it does it's
1) The preferred backup method uses dump.
2) dump works on entire partitions.
2a) It makes little sense to back up 500 gbytes when all you
need to preserve is 5 gbytes.
3) If you regularly need to dump more than a single partition,
quite a few people have scripts they will probably be willing to
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