[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Some more proposed initscript rejigging

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh hmh at debian.org
Wed Jan 11 15:11:56 UTC 2006

On Wed, 11 Jan 2006, Thomas Hood wrote:
> * Rename mountvirtfs -> mountvirt.sh
> * Rename mountdevsubfs -> mountdevsub.sh

Is there a reason to have them separate?

> * Change the "domount" function so that mtab is never updated; hence
> mountvirt.sh and mountdevsub.sh won't update mtab

This can only be done if we are 100% sure we can recover all of that
information later.  I'd rather have an early mounted writeable filesystem
and place mtab there.

> (I am assuming here that the only reason why mountvirtfs is run a second time at
> S36 is to do the mtab initialization and updating.  This task will be transferred
> to mountnfs-mtab.sh.)

It appears to be so.  After all, we do NOT support remote-mounted separate
/etc or /dev...

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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