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From: Ian Stakenvicius <axs@g.o>
Subject: Re: Let's redesign the entire filesystem! [was newsitem: unmasking udev-181]
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 22:33:02 -0400
On 2012-03-12, at 9:22 PM, Joshua Kinard <kumba@g.o> wrote:

> 
> And yes, I've already tested out udev-181 on a VM with a
> separate /usr.  With devtmpfs, the system fully boots just fine, no
> initramfs needed.  Guess what the only piece of software to mess up is?
> Udev.  I largely think it's a timing issue in OpenRC, however, because /usr
> DOES get mounted fairly quickly, but not before udevd starts.  But udevd
> does restart itself and everything looks to work fine.  If you aren't
> watching the terminal, you wouldn't even notice the failures.
> 


THANK YOU for testing this -- I could not forsee a reason, back when this process started, as to why openrc couldn't mount /usr before udev started.   since devtmpfs should provide the source devnode anyways.  It's good to have a (near) proof of that.

Ian



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