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Re: /usr/lib vs /usr/libexec

In article <[🔎] 87wtq7gbnq.fsf@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> you wrote:
> - / can't be on lvm, raid0, raid5, reiserfs, xfs without causing
> problems for /boot.

Why is that?

> - a larger FS has more chance of failing so you risk having a fully
> broken system more often

And two file systems have even more chance. One read only file system is
pretty stable.

> - /usr can be easily network (shared accross the same arch) mounted
> while / (due to /etc) can't
> - / needs functioning device nodes on it while usr can be mounted nodev

I agreee, those arguments and the netboot stuff is an argment for a smaller
root partition. However our root filesystem is too big anyway.


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