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Bug#672160: Directory /boot/console-setup

On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 10:13:39PM +0300, Anton Zinoviev wrote:
> On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 07:45:21PM +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:
> > 
> > Maybe I'm missing something obvious, but /boot seems to be a very bad
> > choice for the location, simply because it is not available any earlier
> > than /var.
> Ah, you are right.
> So it seems only /etc is an option. Thanks.

Generally the console has to work even before root is mounted, so
that the user can enter a decryption password if necessary.

What is it that needs to be done before other filesystems are
mounted, but not before root is mounted?


Ben Hutchings
We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.
                                                              - Albert Camus

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