Re: Move all to /usr
>>>>> Mike Hommey <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>>>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 01:13:38AM +0700, Ivan Shmakov wrote:
>>>>> Marco d'Itri <md@Linux.IT> writes:
>>> No, we discussed the idea of merging /usr in / (to which I was
>>> opposed myself as well). This is a different concept.
>> The only significant difference that I can see is that /etc could be
>> put on a filesystem distinct to the one holding the binaries. An
>> end which, on a second though, I cannot readily suggest on how to
>> achieve any other way.
> And /dev.
Which is on tmpfs most of the time, anyway.
> And /boot.
For the slightest chance that I may one day move away from
GNU/Linux, I keep bootloader's files on a separate FS.
(Presumably, even if I'd move to another system, I'll hardly
part with GRUB.)
To put it another way, I do not consider an installed bootloader
to be part of a system (while its installer may be such a part.)
And indeed, I've used to have a bootable floppy disk
(CompactFlash, USB Flash) image with GRUB installed, but
otherwise hardly related to GNU/Linux. (Say, it might contain
Memtest86+, FreeDOS, and some random data.)
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