Subject: Re: i386 20000213 snapshot glitches
To: John Nemeth <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/28/2000 09:55:32
On Sun, 27 Feb 2000, John Nemeth wrote:
> sysinst wants to run without the filesystems being mounted, so if
> TMPDIR is required before the filesystems are prepped and mounted,
> which is highly likely, this wouldn't work. Besides, I don't want to
> destroy the system that I built just to try this.
As greywolf noted - by the time you run pax you had better
have a destination filesystem mounted or you probably have bigger
problems than the sie of your /tmp :)
> } MAKEDEV needing grep:
> } This sounds distinctly bogus, could you submit a PR?
> The line that has grep was added in revision 1.84 by christos
> That was done 8.5 months ago (the current revision is 1.101). Do you
> still feel that it is a bug?
Definitely - as does christos :)
I don't have a fdesc enabled kernel anywhere near... Could someone
test this - its a suggested fix from Christos, lightly tweaked
(potentially broken :), by me...
> # Check if we have fdesc mounted
> if [ -d fd ]; then
> case "`df fd`" in
> fdesc*) nofdesc=false;;
> *) nofdesc=true;;