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Re: Red Hat is moving from / to /usr/

On Thu, 08 Dec 2011 10:40:36 +0100
Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@web.de> wrote:

> Igor Pashev <pashev.igor@gmail.com> writes:
> > 07.12.2011 04:43, Marco d'Itri пишет:
> >> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/hotplug/udev.git;a=commitdiff;h=12a362be5c1982f80dbfb75bda070208a2c99cdf
> >> 
> >> Discuss.
> >> 
> > I don't see any reason to move all into /usr from /,
> > and make initrd for minimal system:

> The initramfs on the other hand is made to fit. So if /usr isn't on a
> networking filesystem (NFS) then you won't get networking stuff in the
> initramfs. No raid then mdadm isn't included. No lvm and the initramfs
> gets smaller again. And only select modules for one kernel are in
> there. Huge space saving again. So an initramfs will/can be minimal.

I assume this means it will be impossible to swap the hdd from one
system to another without rebuilding the initramfs? Seems like a step
backwards for flexability.


Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK7FOSS)
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