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From: Steven J Long <slong@...>
Subject: Re: Stability of /sys api
Date: Thu, 17 May 2012 06:48:33 +0100
William Hubbs wrote:
> I'm wondering the same thing since once busybox 1.20.0 hits stable you
> will be able to have a separate /usr without an initramfs quite easily
> if that's what you want to do.
> 
> When you emerge this version of busybox with the "sep-usr" use flag, you
> get a binary in / called ginit. Now just follow the instructions you got
> when you emerged it.
> 
Thing is it runs before the real init[1] so if we are using a separate /usr 
partition on LVM, will it still work? I'd have thought not, since we need 
the device-mapper service and there's /etc/lvm.conf to consider, but I'll 
gladly be told different.

(/usr on lvm was the example given in the Council discussion, and has been 
mentioned in docs, but I'd imagine same applies to /usr on mdadm, if not 
auto-detected.)

[1] http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/gentoo/dev/252734
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