Re: ifupdown writes to /etc... a bug?
On Mar 14, Matt Zimmerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> >> >/lib/modules/x.y.z/modules.* - this is horrible IMHO, it really lives
>> >> > under /var.
>> >> No bug here, these files are not supposed to be modified at any time.
>> >They are, at least once, and they should stay on the root filesystem.
>> Yes, they are supposed to be modified when you install the modules.
>> And obviously the file system has already to be mounted rw to install
>> the modules.
>They are supposed to be modified at boot time to ensure that they are
>generated correctly, and the filesystem must be read/write at that time as
They are not, at least for module-init-tools. See for yourself:
strace -e trace=open depmod -a