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From: Ian Stakenvicius <axs@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Let's redesign the entire filesystem! [was newsitem: unmasking udev-181]
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 13:37:44
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Let's redesign the entire filesystem! [was newsitem: unmasking udev-181] by Joshua Kinard
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On 12/03/12 11:14 PM, Joshua Kinard wrote:
> On 03/12/2012 22:33, Ian Stakenvicius wrote: > >> >> 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 > > Yeah, I think it's an easy fix either in openrc or in an initscript > somewhere. I changed nothing except my kernel (was missing > devtmpfs -- it's not under Filesystems!), uninstalled > module-init-tools, and installed kmod + udev-181. Then rolled back > the snapshot once I had the results.
Ah, right; kmod.. Tthere's pressure for that one to move to /usr too, isn't there mgorny? .... ok, nvm. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.17 (GNU/Linux) iF4EAREIAAYFAk9fTXIACgkQAJxUfCtlWe3RQQD8DIr8mZ773vIqhIxf5ERYWo8E ZkfDgAUlUDF7hcDiuUIA/1amWFFZcVu36V6vikq4HGF0we43YYMVLW6b96SblGzN =dKid -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----