[SATLUG] Changes in Linux

Thomas Weeks tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org
Fri Feb 3 22:40:52 CST 2012


BTW.. What IS all the rucus around this anyway? Why isn't RHat taking this 
through the FHS.. THE standard for this sort of thing?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filesystem_Hierarchy_Standard

Tweeks

On Thursday, January 12, 2012 02:09:01 am Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> In monitoring the latest developments in Linux, it seems the upstream
> developers have decided that having /usr mounted as a remote FS is no
> longer needed.  The paradigm now appears that if /usr is a separate
> partition, it must be mounted via initramfs *before* the kernel starts.
> 
> Since starting up something like nfs within an initramfs seems to be a
> step beyond what is normally done, traditional capabilities seem to be
> precluded.  I could be wrong about this, so I'd like to know if anyone
> does it.
> 
> My first question is whether anyone uses a /usr partition separate from
> / any more, either locally or via network?
> 
>    -- Bruce


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