Re: Corel/Debian Linux Installer
> I think policy states that / and /usr should readonly mountable,
Where do you read this in policy? I cannot find it. And mount /
read-only IMHO doesn't make sense.
> so to fullfill that policy /var, /tmp and /home must be
And don't forget /etc, which has some files which change (adjtime,
mtab, ld.so.cache, nologin,...). Your system won't like it, if /etc
is mounted read-only...
> The suggestion should be made to have them on another partition.
I think, that /var and /home should be placed on separate partitions,
but not because / is read-only, but because /var is for fast changing
data (which will have problems after a system crash) and because /home
can be shared with many systems, so you can also mount /home, if you
have more than one Linux system installed (dual boot).
A separate Partition for /tmp is a nice idea, but a symlink to
/var/tmp will also do this job without needing another (quite useless)
partition. Let's talk about a separate /tmp, when somebody writes a
file system which can be shared between /tmp and swap (like Solaris
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