Re: ifupdown writes to /etc... a bug?
On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 09:10:19AM +0100, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> there is no problem with this, since this update can be skipped, if the
> dependency files are generated on kernel install. You need to have those
> files on the root filesystem, for sure.
> I think the only reason those are generated on boot are for convinience,
> because distributions experienced often problems with user installed
I believe the problem is that these dependencies cannot be properly
calculated until the corresponding kernel is running. I do not know whether
this is a limitation in the design or the implementation.