On Tue, March 16, 2010 08:21, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>>> Once my former /home became /tmp after adding a new CD drive, and /tmp
>>> was cleaned at boot time. I was wondering why booting took so long...
>> That is the best cautionary tale ever.
> I am trying to see how this would happen. Maybe like this:
> * Before CDROM install:
> ---- hda1 /
> ---- hdb1 /home
> ---- hdc1 /tmp
> * After CDROM install:
> ---- hda1 CDROM
> ---- hdb1 /
> ---- hdc1 /home
> ---- hdd1 /tmp
> However, fstab still had hdc1 configured as /tmp. Is this what happened?
>> Anyone pining for the old /dev
>> days needs to read that over and over again until it really sinks in.
> I am not pining for the old /dev days. I just want an option in the
> installer to use that for the use cases where it makes sense.
> However, I asked here to see if there are other people who are
> interested in this feature. Nobody else seems to be, so I suppose that
> is the end of it! I have no problem with the feature not being
> implemented if there is only one lonely user who desires it, and an
> easy workaround exists!
It is not forbidden to edit your config files manually when the
installation is done.
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