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Re: Integrate Knoppix in Debian (was: Re: Debian Enterprise?)

On Thu, Nov 27, 2003 at 02:58:24AM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > >     http://panopticon.csustan.edu/thood/readonly-root.html
> > Things like:
> >     * ifupdown writes to /etc... a bug?
> > aren't really relevant for this, [...]
> It was a bug until code was added to cope with a symlink to some
> writeable area. Same with /etc/mtab. 

> There are sveral patches around
> (one accepted but not yet added by upstream) to allow /etc/mtab to
> link to something other than /proc/mounts.

If it's the same with /etc/mtab, then we don't need any patches; if we
do need the patches then it's a problem, IYSWIM. I don't see any big
difficulty in just linking it to /proc/mounts for a livecd though.

> As I said, debix can take care of all that on a much lower and
> earlier level so that should not concern.

Maybe I've just missed it, but what's the URL?


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