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Re: Bug#154969: etc/init.d/bootmisc wipes new quota-format-files

On Wed, 31 Jul 2002 21:24, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 31, 2002 at 04:45:37PM +0200, Russell Coker wrote:
> > > while wiping the tmp-dir there ist no exception for the new
> > > quota-format-file (it's now aquota.usr/group instead of
> > > quota.usr/group)
> >
> > Also it should avoid removing the ...security directory.  That directory
> > contains the SE Linux security labels, and on older versions of the LSM
> > patch removing it will cause a kernel panic on shutdown.
> So, why are those files in /tmp in the first place? ISnt that a good idea
> for a new root-fs data directory (which can also contain mtab :)

The ...security directory is in the root directory of every file system.  If 
/tmp is a mount point then the file system you mount there will have it.  If 
/tmp is part of the root fs or a bind mount to /var/tmp/tmp then it'll all be 

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