Re: Workstation Maintainance?
> The definitions, which part of the filesystem must be mounted
> read/write, read only, local or via network, shared for different
> operating systems or os-specific, etc. are written down in the
> Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
> e.g., You must not mount /etc via NFS, and it must be an individual
> directory for each computer, because of the configuration files for the
If this 'must' was in effect, no knoppix CD would work. So it is
possible to set up machines with write protected /etc/. :)
> So if you want to share a directory like /usr/ via multiple machines
> with slightly different hardware, you have to do all configurations
> within /etc/ by hand on each computer instead of letting the package
> manager do this work.
I'm sure there are other options except editing /etc/ by hand.