Re: Bug#652011: general: Repeated pattern of FHS violation: Dependencies of /sbin and /bin, belong in /lib
On Mon, 19 Dec 2011, Roger Leigh wrote:
Regarding the objections above, which are primarily concerned with the
creation of a non-generic initramfs, how does this alternative suggestion
- The addition of usr= options analogous to the root= options which
permit the bootloader to specify the /usr filesystem to mount. By
default would do nothing, but grub could be updated to generate
such options on systems with a separate /usr.
Nonsense, should come from /etc/fstab.
- We could also add an additional etc= option with the same semantics.
Something like this would be necessary to support separately mounted /etc,
but I see that as a completely separate discussion. Also note that you
would need to patch _all_ existing bootloaders for _all_ arches to
automatically include that option in any generated config file (namely by
parsing the one&only main config location which is /etc/fstab or possibly
Related issue: how to specify desired fsck options (such as FSCKFIX) for /
and /etc, while /etc is not yet mounted.
Next, you'll be arguing that /etc/fstab should be moved to /. And
Oh, and now that I'm at it, do we also have initramfs support for
bootlogd? and keyboard-setup? and hwclockfirst? (Last two could be
required for proper fsck on various arches.) Plus their config files.