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On Wed, 28 Mar 2012 08:51:23 +0100
Neil Bothwick <neil@...> wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Mar 2012 18:47:06 -0500, Dale wrote:
> > > Why not post the details of it? All an initramfs is is an init
> > > script and a few binaries. Extract the init script, the initramfs
> > > file is a plain cpio archive, and post it here.
> > I did post it a week or so ago in another thread.
> The init script? I didn't see it, which thread?
> > Yea, I know all that. They are breaking one thing to fix something
> > else so that they don't have to deal with fixing what they broke.
> > I got that a long time ago. ;-)
> I'm coming round to the point of view that the breakage predates udev
> by many years. The whole idea of having four directories for binaries
> and two for libraries is an inelegance that I have come to accept
> over the years but only because it is "the way we have always done it"
four and two? You're the lucky one.
I have six and three minimally on every server, plus however many the
proprietary fellows felt like sticking in /opt....