Re: coming soon
> Bruce Perens writes:
> >From: Ian Jackson <email@example.com>
> >>>1. The "initrunlevel" file is moving to /etc from /var/log.
> >>/var/run, surely ?
> >/var/run is possibly in a mounted filesystem. Init breaks if it can't
> >find this file. I've been thinking about using a named pipe so that
> >it will work with a read-only root. You can't change run-levels if
> >you can't write this file.
> Isn't it just as likely that /var/log will be on a mounted filesystem?
> (In fact /var is a separate filesystem on mine.)
In fact, isn't /etc guaranteed to be on the root filesystem? I don't see
how a system can boot without it. Why move initrunlevel at all? I think
other distributions will leave it in /etc.