On Wed, 2012-08-29 at 22:25 -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote: > On Thu, 30 Aug 2012, Marco d'Itri wrote: > > On Aug 30, Michael Biebl <email@example.com> wrote: > > > The obvious way is to not use a separate /usr anymore or simply mount > > > /usr via the initramfs. > > > > > > Wasn't there a patch for initramfs-tools floating around doing that? > > Yes, there is one but the maintainer has not applied or rejected it > > so far. > > > > Fellow developers, please do not waste your time moving stuff to /lib: > > it's a task both endless and futile because nowadays it is clear that > > the upstream maintainers of various stuff do not support a standalone > > /usr mounted by the init scripts: if /usr is a standalone file system > > then it must be mounted in the initramfs. > > Yes, because after all, an outdated initramfs already craps all over your md > arrays and hoses the kernel and let's not even touch the root-on-lvm and > encrypted-root break-me-plenty scenarios. Why not make sure it will also > break the world if you change /etc/fstab [and forget to update the > initramfs] ? [...] I don't believe anyone proposed to copy /etc/fstab into the initramfs. We can just as well read it directly once we've mounted the 'real root'. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Quantity is no substitute for quality, but it's the only one we've got.
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