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Re: Possible AWE32 package bug

On Tue, 21 Nov 2000, Enrique Robledo Arnuncio wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 21, 2000 at 01:47:10PM +1100, Matthew Dalton wrote:
> > This begs the question: Can sfxload be considered a system file because
> > the system could attempt to run it after the root partition has been
> > mounted, but before the other ones have been mounted? Should sfxload be
> > installed to /sbin instead of /usr/bin? What about libawe0.4, which
> > sfxload depends on?
> No, both the program and the library should be under /usr, according
> to the File-system Hierarchy Standard (you don't need them to boot,
> restore, recover or repair the system).

Except /etc/modules is read before mounting filesystems.

> I think that is the right solution. I have been using it for months
> with no problems.
> This might be a "missing documentation" bug in the sfx-drv package,
> though.

At least. Or the script for loading the sound modules in /etc/init.d
should be provided by sfx-drv (maybe).

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