On Wed, 28 Mar 2012 14:01:32 +0000, Alan Mackenzie wrote:
> > Read my other mail and pay attention to the difference between
> > transient and persistent.
> In my proposed solution, the executables in /sbin would only exist until
> /usr had been mounted and the runtime PATH set up. After the
> unification of /usr, /sbin won't even exist (apart from in schemes like
What happens to files that are installed to /bin, /sbin or /lib by
default? Where do kernel modules go?
> I look forward with foreboding to the time when such recovery will not
> be possible. Only a legacy Gentoo system or a recovery CD will help
> then. I think it highly probable that "can't boot" bugs will continue
> to happen occasionally. I'd like to carry on having a bootable
> skeleton system for when this happens.
When an initramfs fails to boot, it drops you to a busybox shell,
although I also have a SystemRescueCD ISO in /boot for such situations.
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