Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: Paulo Alexandre Pinto Pires <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/27/2002 20:16:55
On Wed, Aug 28, 2002 at 12:09:53AM -0300, Paulo Alexandre Pinto Pires wrote:
> Yes, in a crunchgen(1)ed format, (IIUC) with all hard links pointing to the
> same real file in disk, which, if corrupted with a single bad block, will
> prevent any rescue at all without an alternate boot/root device.
This isn't any different than a single block corrupting /sbin/init.
> Also, why another top level directory? Isn't /stand historically supposed to
> be the placeholder for programs that can be run in a stand-alone mode after
/stand is for stand-alone programs (that run when the kernel is not loaded).
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>