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Re: packages being essential but having stuff in /usr/?!

On Fri, 2010-07-16 at 20:11 +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> /var/ is not required to be on the root file system, but
> must be available after the $local_fs point during boot.
Ah.. good to know,.. thought that could perhaps also be on

> > Also, right after the init system starts, neither /proc, nor /dev,
> > nor /sys are there, right?
> This depends on what the initrd did.
Ok.. i see... but at least it's not guaranteed,.. as systems might not
use an initramfs at all,... and then these are mounted by the respective
init-script, right?

> Probably not.  The early boot is so special anyway, and consist of so
> few packages that there advantage of trying to generalize is probably
> outweighted by the effort to implenent it.  The effort with init.d
> scripts should instead be on moving scripts out of rcS.d/ into
> rc[1-5].d/, to improve single user mode and increase concurrency
> during boot.
mhh,.. ok... I see :)


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