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Re: Do we care about /sbin /bin linked to /usr/lib ?



On Thu, 2008-09-25 at 21:02 -0400, Chris Snook wrote:
> Steve Grubb wrote:
> > /sbin/lsusb uses something in /usr
> 
> This could be a problem for people booting off USB devices.  Mostly this is only 
> used for liveCD/liveUSB, so we don't hit it, but with the rise of netbooks and 
> such where people may want to boot off a USB-attached SD card, it could come up. 
>   I don't think it's a high priority, but if there's an easy fix, we should do it.

Nothing involved in booting off of USB requires lsusb.  It's purely a
diagnostic tool.  And you can get all of the information also via /proc
or /sys

> > /sbin/umount.hal uses something in /usr
> 
> Is HAL supposed to be involved with system partitions?  I was under the 
> impression that it is not, so this doesn't need to be in /sbin.

It has to be in /sbin because mount helpers are only looked for in /sbin

Jeremy


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