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Re: Proposal: /etc /usr/etc /usr/local/etc

Vadim Vygonets:
> /etc is one of the first things you need when booting a Unix box, you
> need it *way* before you mount /usr.  And before you can mount
> anything at all.  /bin, /sbin, /dev and /etc (did I forget something?)
> _must_ be on the root partition, which can't be mounted read-only for
> various reasons.  You just can't do such things.

Yes you can. Look at the transname patch and the nfs root kernel options for
diskless machines. You can make a kernel that automatically nfs mounts / on

see shy jo

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