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118However, multiple partitions have disadvantages as well. If not configured 118However, multiple partitions have disadvantages as well. If not configured
119properly, you will have a system with lots of free space on one partition and 119properly, you will have a system with lots of free space on one partition and
120none on another. Another nuisance is that separate partitions - especially 120none on another. Another nuisance is that separate partitions - especially
121for important mountpoints like <path>/usr</path> or <path>/var</path> - often 121for important mountpoints like <path>/usr</path> or <path>/var</path> - often
122require the administrator to boot with an initramfs to mount the partition 122require the administrator to boot with an initramfs to mount the partition
123before other boot scripts start. This isn't always the case though, so YMMV. 123before other boot scripts start. This isn't always the case though, so your
124results may vary.
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