Dracut HostOnly or ConfigurationOnly?

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Mon Sep 9 16:48:00 UTC 2013


Am 09.09.2013 18:38, schrieb Jared K. Smith:
> On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 8:19 AM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net <mailto:h.reindl at thelounge.net>> wrote:
> 
>     i think you misread the post - IMHO the intention was that once again
>     a feature with zero benefit was acknowledged without caseful think about
>     the negative impact
> 
> And I think you once again exaggerate, Harald.  Just because the feature doesn't offer benefits to you does not
> mean it isn't useful at all. 

ironically i am using HostOnly and used it long before the "feature" was proposed

so your argumentation is wrong and you should try to realize that i am often
not against things because they are a problem for *me* but because they are
not a wise idea in the big picture and in case of ordinary users

personally i can deal with most things - many don' as well they don't
understand documentations how to solve a problem or in the worst case
have no access to the documentation because the machine don't boot

> Given that it's fairly easy to switch between the various modes, I think that
> essentially proves that those who made the change thought through the possible negative impacts, and made it fairly
> easy for a systems administrator to choose how they're like their system to work.

oh yeah, teel this the ordinary user which is not a systems administratot

> To drive the point home to its logical conclusion -- we're never going to have *one* Fedora configuration that
> works perfectly for everyone

but we had init-ramdisks which worked for *more* users after whatever chnages
now Fedora switched to a more fragile default - the word "feature" for me
implies a benefit - i can't se a benefit in decisions making a OS setup
more windows-like "oh you changed your hardware, i won#t boot" while
this is a problem for the ordinary user and at the same time the educated
one doe snot need the default to save 1-2 seconds at boot while he is aware
about the impact

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