On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 10:51:44AM -0400, Philip Webb wrote:
> 120314 Greg KH wrote:
> > if you have /usr on a different filesystem today, with no initrd,
> > your machine could be broken and you don't even know it.
> Whatever do you mean ? -- if it were truly broken,
> it wouldn't perform in some important & obvious respect.
Not always, no, it isn't obvious that something didn't start up
correctly, or that it didn't fully load properly. Some programs later
on recover and handle things better.
> Do you mean "insecure" ? -- if so, what is the threat ?
> > greg "why is this thread still alive" k-h
> Your dismissive response is perhaps one reason ...
Given that this is the first time I've responded to this thread in
weeks, I doubt it. People like to complain, that's nothing new, I
should be used to it by now, so perhaps it is all my fault...