/usr on USB

Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Tue Sep 21 17:15:04 UTC 2004

On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 12:34:51PM +0800, John wrote:

> Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> >hotplug runs after /usr is mounted, so that's one reason this won't work 
> >out
> >of the box.
> >
> then hotplug and everything it needs should not be in /usr.
> http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.html#PURPOSE2
> You cann;ot "boot, restore, recover, and/or repair the system" without /usr.

My interpretation would be "you cannot put /usr on a hot-plugged device",
which seems equally sane.

 - mdz

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