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RE: [linux-lvm] Mandrake 8.1 and LVM



> From: linux-lvm-admin sistina com [mailto:linux-lvm-admin sistina com]On
> Behalf Of Chad C. Walstrom
> Sent: Saturday, 1 December 2001 09:20
> To: linux-lvm sistina com
> Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Mandrake 8.1 and LVM
>
>
> On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 09:41:21PM +1300, Steve Wray wrote:
> > > Reason #1:  Mount /usr as read-only.  There is only one reason why you
> >
> > ONLY if you also have /usr/share (for one, there may be others)
> on writeable
> > partitions!!!
>
> Why would you want/need to have /usr/share writeable?  FHS 2.2 states:

On redhat and mandrake for two, there are things in /usr/share that
are written to at runtime.
One I can think of right off the bat is cddb information.


[snip]
>         Game data stored in /usr/share/games must be purely static data.
>         Any modifiable files, such as score files, game play logs, and so
>         forth, should be placed in /var/games.

Since when was any distribution 100% compliant with the standards?
:)





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