[Gllug] What are the best practices for Linux partitioning & Mount points for Production systems

Jan van Bergen Jan at van-Bergen.com
Fri Mar 2 12:32:22 UTC 2012

On 02/03/2012 12:21, James Courtier-Dutton wrote:
> This is because during an upgrade, Redhat deletes the old kernel and 
> replaces it with a new one. Ubuntu just adds the new kernel to the 
> grub menu, without deleting the old kernel. In Ubuntu you then 
> manually uninstall the old kernel once the new one is up and running. 
> I think the Ubuntu/Debian method is safer than the Redhat method. --

Not completely true in my experience, Red Hat keeps the last 3 kernels 
in boot and if you add one, it deletes the oldest, so after an upgrade 
you can still go back to the previous kernel (or even the one before 
that). Pretty safe in my experience


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