|| at Mar 22, 2013 at 4:23 pm
On 03/21/2013 06:27 PM, Kaushal Shriyan wrote:
I have installed CentOS 6.4 on Dell Server R320 64bit with UEFI BIOS. Do i
need both /boot and /boot/efi partitions. Please help me understand the
difference between these.
The filesystem mounted on /boot/efi is a FAT formatted filesystem that
contains only the EFI bits, which is basically the boot loader that used
to be on the MBR. The boot loader is much larger under EFI.
/boot contains the kernels and initrd files. It's larger, and it's not
You probably could put /boot on / for simple systems with a single disk,
but no such exception has been put into Anaconda's defaults. It's just
as well that it's left as is.