On 06/28/2010 07:49 PM, Jesse Keating wrote:
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On 6/28/10 9:04 AM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On 06/28/2010 05:19 PM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
>> Ralf Corsepius (rc040203(a)freenet.de) said:
>>>> Won't work. /var can be a separate filesystem, cgroup filesystem
>>>> may need to be available as boot.
>>> Who populates this directory?
>>> Who uses it?
>> Any service that wants to create a control group.
> And how is this different from any other currently existing service?
> Most of them don't work without /var or files spread across different
> file systems, i.e. before any service is usable, at lease all required
> filesystems need to be mounted.
Init mounts those filesystems, so requiring them to be mounted before
init can run doesn't make sense.
Init has to mount at least "/", it
has access to /etc/fstab and thus is
able to mount/unmount/remount file systems ad lib.