Subject: Re: /etc/rc.d/ runs slowsly
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 04/12/2000 16:34:54
In message <20000412213125.90051DD@proven.weird.com>, Greg A. Woods writes:
>Actually I didn't say that -- I just quoted it (and I thought I had
>given attribution for it, but if not, sorry...). I think the proper
>attribution goes to Peter Seebach.
>There were indeed some ports of AT&T SysVr4 that didn't boot "cleanly"
>if /usr wasn't on the root filesystem. I seem to remember being
>impressed with Amiga Unix in that it could do useful things, including
>access the network and maybe even mount NFS partitions, without /usr
Yes. But you couldn't have /usr separate from /, because some crucial
shared libs were in /usr/lib, and the system couldn't unmount /usr (because
it was busy).