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 remote-filesystems... > > 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 :) Cheers, Chris.
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