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Re: Move all to /usr

]] Ivan Shmakov 

| >>>>> Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@err.no> writes:
|  > (With the assumption that /usr is on a separate fs from /): You might
|  > very well need to load some drivers (be it network, FC, USB, SATA or
|  > something else) and probe some bits (iSCSI auth?) to actually get to
|  > the right block device.
| 	Yes.  But should the system be moved to /usr, the above would
| 	still have to be done before it's mounted.  The only difference
| 	is that instead of having all the software necessary to perform
| 	such initialization on /, we'd have to have them on initramfs —
| 	simply because no software is going to suddenly appear after
| 	mounting /, but before /usr is also available.  (Assuming that
| 	/usr is still to be pointed to from an fstab(5) entry.)

Sure, and / might come from FC, USB, SATA, iSCSI or similar too.  A
difference is that the initramfs isn't available once you start init in
your real /.  The logical conclusion is then to start udev from the
initramfs, something we already do.

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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