On Tue, 2016-06-28 at 14:15 +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote: > Steve McIntyre <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2016-06-28): > > So, I've been pondering about this a little. At the moment, rescue > > just tends to mount the root filesystem and nothing else. Then the > > user is left to work out how to mount the rest of their system (if > > needed) on their own. I'm thinking we could/should improve this - > > once > > we've mounted the rootfs, we could offer to mount (likely-looking?) > > other filesystems from /etc/fstab. Maybe with a selection > > interface, > > and we automatically tag the likely ones? > > > > What do you think? > > Your summary isn't entirely accurate: we already prompt when separate > boot is detected; we could elaborate on that for /boot/efi, which was > my initial point. I wonder why we offer to mount /boot but not /usr (more and more programs live there), /var (some of them might need state there) or /tmp (don't want to create files there that will never be cleaned up). Also, does the question about mounting /boot really merit critical priority? Is 'yes' not a good default? Ben. -- Ben Hutchings If at first you don't succeed, you're doing about average.
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