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From: Greg KH <gregkh@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: Let's redesign the entire filesystem!
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 08:04:31 -0700
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 ?

No 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...

greg k-h


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Re: Re: Let's redesign the entire filesystem!
-- Walter Dnes
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-- Joshua Kinard
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Re: Let's redesign the entire filesystem! [was newsitem: unmasking udev-181]
-- Joshua Kinard
Re: Let's redesign the entire filesystem! [was newsitem: unmasking udev-181]
-- Duncan
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-- Joshua Kinard
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-- Greg KH
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