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From: "Canek Peláez Valdés" <caneko@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: newsitem: unmasking udev-181
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 09:16:08
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: newsitem: unmasking udev-181 by Walter Dnes
On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 2:43 AM, Walter Dnes <waltdnes@××××××××.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 09:53:25PM -0500, Rich Freeman wrote > >> Perhaps a suggestion for the news item.  I'd recommend that anybody >> who needs an initramfs to mount /usr get that working BEFORE they >> upgrade udev.  This situation is a heck of a lot easier to figure out >> if the system still can be booted when the initramfs doesn't work. > >  Question... does it have to be an initramfs, or can the vast majority > of simple cases be handled by a simple initscript in /bin or /sbin that > mounts /usr, and does whatever else is required, before handing off > control to /sbin/init. > >  I've migrated to mdev, so I won't be seeing this problem, but a simple > solution that works for 95% of users might be the way to go.  For the > more complex situations, an initramfs will be necessary.
The devs are already discussing moving /bin/* to /usr/bin/* (if I understood correctly), so this will not last. And besides, genkernel and dracut are automatized; they *are* the simple (and proper, IMHO) solution. Regards. -- Canek Peláez Valdés Posgrado en Ciencia e Ingeniería de la Computación Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México


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Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: newsitem: unmasking udev-181 Joshua Kinard <kumba@g.o>