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Re: why are there /bin and /usr/bin...

Le lundi 16 août 2010 à 14:43 +0200, Giacomo A. Catenazzi a écrit :
> As you can easily check, there is a lot of Debian installation
> who use networked disks. Usually not embedded devices, but usual
> desktop installations (e.g. using huge number of desktops as in
> schools or corporate environments).
> In this case the separation of /usr and / is still important.

Putting /usr on a network device but not / is just plain stupid. Debian
can now work with a read-only / on NFS.

> And Debian still don't have a live distribution to be used for
> rescue, so a minimal / is essential, also for emergency
> backup uses.

This is completely irrelevant. When / is not accessible, you get the
same problem. (Oh, and d-i CDs include the necessary tools to rescue a

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