Few months ago I started experimenting with Linux Volume Manager (LVM). Being encouraged by friends who where already using LVM and showing me how easy it could be to resize partitions, make new ones, etc. My desktop needed reinstalling anyhow, so I figured why not try out LVM right away. Since I had no experience with LVM I let the (K)Ubuntu installer set up LVM for me. It made a /boot as the first partition with a ext2 filesystem.