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Dividing the Linux desktop
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People complaining about separate /usr are not actually complaining about separate /usr.
They are complaining about having to use a initrd to have a separate /usr.
It's all really incredibly bizzaro and just goes to show that simply ignoring some people is really the best thing to do sometimes.
Separate /usr works for me....
Posted Nov 23, 2012 9:42 UTC (Fri) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
But then I'm a flaming conservative by inclination who hates change :) most people actually had, y'know, *rationales*, such as that they weren't using an initramfs already and setting one up is a bit hair-raising (you can expect to break booting a few times if you're doing anything at all unusual, just as with any other major init script change).
Posted Nov 30, 2012 18:53 UTC (Fri) by Wol (guest, #4433)
As a gentoo user, I have a custom kernel with near-enough no modules. Why do I need an initramfs? And when I've mucked about with a system that used it, I got into quite a mess, and needed gentoo to get me out of it.
Yup. People don't like change. I still don't like grub - I'd go back to lilo if it wasn't for everything having moved on and forced me to change...
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