Bug#598542: please support boot without aufs
retitle 598542 support tmpfs fallback
ressign 598542 live-boot
severity 598542 wishlist
Sam Vilain <email@example.com> wrote:
> aufs is an out-of-tree project, and this presents considerable
> management challenges. For instance, current the Linux kernel in
> experimental has no aufs module.
for >2.6.32, we are aiming for uionmount support. yesterday, Michal
provided a patch for initial support of that. have a look at
> Given that compared to tmpfs, aufs is used primarily to save RAM, it
> should be reasonable to fall back on tmpfs for creating writable
> filesystem spaces during boot.
if neither aufs nor unionmount (nor unionfs-fuse; which is not really
supported well anyway) is present, a tmpfs fallback would be indeed
> If I were to come up with a patch to the various scripts which support
> graceful fallback to tmpfs, would it be possible to include it ?
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