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Re: Stuff from /bin, /sbin, /lib depending on /usr/lib libraries

On 08/31/2012 11:04 PM, Jon Dowland wrote:
> I'm struggling to understand this. In the situation you outline (/ ok,
> /usr, /var, /tmp, swap on another RAID which is hosed) -- whatever service
> the machine was offering is surely not being offered anymore (/ being too
> small to be useful for anything except a rescue environment).  So / surviving
> whilst all your services/data are dead doesn't seem to be a big win to me at
> all. Am I missing a detail?
The rootfs contains all the configuration (eg: /etc), and stuff
like /etc/lvm/archive/, RAID UUID, and all sorts of things which
are vital if you want to have any chance of recovering the rest
(eg: your data hosted in /var).


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