On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 2:43 AM, Walter Dnes <waltdnes@...> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 09:53:25PM -0500, Rich Freeman wrote
>> Perhaps a suggestion for the news item. I'd recommend that anybody
>> who needs an initramfs to mount /usr get that working BEFORE they
>> upgrade udev. This situation is a heck of a lot easier to figure out
>> if the system still can be booted when the initramfs doesn't work.
> Question... does it have to be an initramfs, or can the vast majority
> of simple cases be handled by a simple initscript in /bin or /sbin that
> mounts /usr, and does whatever else is required, before handing off
> control to /sbin/init.
> I've migrated to mdev, so I won't be seeing this problem, but a simple
> solution that works for 95% of users might be the way to go. For the
> more complex situations, an initramfs will be necessary.
The devs are already discussing moving /bin/* to /usr/bin/* (if I
understood correctly), so this will not last.
And besides, genkernel and dracut are automatized; they *are* the
simple (and proper, IMHO) solution.
Canek Peláez Valdés
Posgrado en Ciencia e Ingeniería de la Computación
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México