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RE: [PATCH master f17-branch] Don't allow /usr as a separate partition (#804913).



> From: Vratislav Podzimek [mailto:vpodzime redhat com]
> Sent: 28 March 2012 12:25
> 
> On Tue, 2012-03-27 at 16:34 -0400, Chris Lumens wrote:
> > ---
> >  pyanaconda/storage/__init__.py |    2 +-
> >  1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/pyanaconda/storage/__init__.py
> b/pyanaconda/storage/__init__.py
> > index c7cc81e..8483eca 100644
> > --- a/pyanaconda/storage/__init__.py
> > +++ b/pyanaconda/storage/__init__.py
> > @@ -1165,7 +1165,7 @@ class Storage(object):
> >          errors = []
> >
> >          mustbeonlinuxfs = ['/', '/var', '/tmp', '/usr', '/home',
> '/usr/share', '/usr/lib']
> > -        mustbeonroot = ['/bin','/dev','/sbin','/etc','/lib','/root',
> '/mnt', 'lost+found', '/proc']
> > +        mustbeonroot = ['/bin','/dev','/sbin','/etc','/lib','/root',
> '/mnt', 'lost+found', '/proc', '/usr']
> >
> >          filesystems = self.mountpoints
> >          root = self.fsset.rootDevice
> Correct me if I am wrong, but isn't the whole /usr move stuff about
> allowing having /usr shared between more machines and read-only etc.
> thus as a separate partition? Shall we really disable this
> functionality
> so strictly? I myself have separate /usr on one of my machines (/usr on
> SSD and / on HDD).
> 
> --

I'm not a developer and don't know the code; is this talking about mountpoints, or the actual contents of /usr?  After all, the /dev and /proc mountpoints are physically on root but the actual filesystems are not.


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