Re: deprecating /usr as a standalone filesystem?
On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 12:32:40AM -0400, Daniel Dickinson wrote:
> > On Tue, 5 May 2009 17:36:02 +0200
> > md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) wrote:
> > > I have been told by upstream maintainers of one of my packages and
> > > by prominent developers of other distributions that supporting a
> > > standalone /usr is too much work and no other distribution worth
> > > mentioning does it (not Ubuntu, not Fedora, not SuSE).
> > >
> > > I know that Debian supports this, but I also know that maintaning
> > > forever large changes to packages for no real gain sucks.
> > >
> > > So, does anybody still see reasons to continue supporting a
> > > standalone /usr?
> You can lvm resize a standalone /usr by booting single user (I've done
> it when my /usr got too small).
You know you can do all that online nowadays? Just lvmresize and
resize2fs (or the equivalent) while it's mounted; no single user
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