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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Nirjonadda, Jan 13, 2018.

  1. Nirjonadda

    Nirjonadda Well-Known Member

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    We have a server Without boot partition. Does Boot partitions are not necessary. Since it’s the same drive, the data will be saved on the same drive. It’s not required to have a boot part? Please let me know that Do we face any issue in future without /boot partition?

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    It's not strictly necessary to have a separate boot partition - if you're not using RAID or LVM then it makes no difference operationally, although potentially it gives you some extra flexibility in the event of a corrupt partition or file system. Nothing to worry about though as you are currently configured.
     
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    Yes I am using Hardware RAID. So /boot partition are not Recommended? As I know A /boot partition Recommended Partitioning Scheme.
     
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    Hi @Nirjonadda,

    The Arch wiki has some nice information on raids:
    RAID - ArchWiki
    So if you're using RAID1, then a single '/' partition may be possible, but I would certainly opt for a separate partition.
     
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