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Re: RFD: use transient /var/run (tmpfs) or not?

* Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder (avbidder@fortytwo.ch) wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 September 2004 13.37, Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
> [directories in /var/run]
> > startup scripts in /etc/rc?.d run as root and have privileges to
> > mkdir/chown/chmod the directory.
> There is a tendency to do everything at boot for convenience of the users 
> running half their system off ramdisks.
> Personally, I don't like that at all, as it slows down the boot process 
> unnecessarily, running checks that are unnecessary to run for 95% of the 
> installations.

One day you'll want to run off a ramdisk (or a network, or a readonly
medium) and those users.

Eric Dorland <eric.dorland@mail.mcgill.ca>
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