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Re: Moving /var/run to a tmpfs?

On Sun, Sep 17, 2006 at 11:10:33AM +0200, Mario 'BitKoenig' Holbe wrote:
> > are checked and mounted. (I do not know how they are going to handle
> > the fact that /var/run is needed before /var is mounted, mount --move
> > requires kernel 2.6 afaict.)

> Relying on 2.6-only features for this is IMHO a no-go. 2.2 as well as
> 2.4 are maintained kernel-trees and just because the kernel-team seems
> to like to live on the bleeding-edge of still heavily-changing kernels
> only, there is no need for admins of stable systems to do the same.

There is no requirement that 2.2 kernels be supported by the etch userspace,
and indeed for most release architectures there is no such support in glibc
for etch.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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