[Mageia-dev] Separate /usr issues: Some adjustments needed

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Sat Apr 28 16:07:19 CEST 2012

'Twas brillig, and Thomas Backlund at 28/04/12 13:31 did gyre and gimble:
> 28.04.2012 15:22, Colin Guthrie skrev:
>> Hi,
>> OK, I'm just doing final (hopefully!) testing of various setups.
>> Here are some changes I think we need to make:
>> 1. ncurses: Move /usr/lib64/libncursesw.so.5 to /lib64 (there is a bug
>> report open about this but I kinda forgot about it until now :s)
>> 2. xz: Move /usr/lib64/liblzma.so.5 to /lib64 (systemctl needs it -
>> after doing a urpmi upgrade with a separate /usr, calling reboot via
>> it's systemctl symlink is the only way to reboot the machine, but it
>> fails after /usr is unmounted due to this.
>> 3. kmod: Move to /lib64 and /bin - When booting under sysvinit it is
>> impossible to mount /usr if the module is not loaded in the initrd -
>> e.g. if I have /usr on btrfs, I cannot modprobe the btrfs module to
>> mount it.
>> Any objections/problems with these suggestions?
> Nope.
> This is what we always have been doing for earlier releases too
> If we cant guarantee /usr is available we stuff it on /

OK, this should be fixed now. Please let me know if anyone notices any
negative fallout (shouldn't be, but please keep eyes open all the same)



Colin Guthrie

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