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Re: NetBSD on embedded devices

> but there does seem to be some expectation of persistence for data
> written to /var at runtime in most workloads.
But you will lose /var on both unclean boots an power losses in your scheme.

> Understand that doing this this way means init(8) has a different view
> of /etc's contents than the whole rest of the system.  There are a
> number of approaches for dealing with this; you can use the other image,
> or you can drop a flag file or log of the changes you wanted somewhere
> the early boot script (real /etc/rc) can find it, then cause a reboot.
I don't get that (the solutions, not the problem).

> I hope it was helpful.

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