Martin J Hooper
martinjh at blueyonder.co.uk
Sat Jun 25 18:52:01 UTC 2005
Eric S. Johansson wrote:
> I propose separating the base system and the site-specific modifications
> into two separate regions. The base OS plus any changes to the base
> (security, bug fixes etc.) go into the base region. Any site-specific
> changes such as applications or configuration changes go into the
> site-specific region. The two regions are merged dynamically (unionfs?)
> such that anything in the site-specific region is dominant and
> supersedes anything in the base region. making changes to files or
> directories should be automatically placed in the site-specific region.
I was just thinking about partitioning being something along these lines.
I have a root and a home partition - Wouldn't it be easier as well to
have a small etc partition too. Then if you needed to reinstall the OS
you would just tell the installer to mount without formatting.
Or would that not work??
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