[CentOS] Question about storage for virtualisation

Paul Heinlein

heinlein at madboa.com
Fri Jun 29 18:36:29 UTC 2012

On Fri, 29 Jun 2012, Nate Duehr wrote:

> On Jun 26, 2012, at 10:29 AM, Gordon Messmer wrote:
>> I don't believe there's any more or less need to do so.  I would
>> strongly recommend that you not segregate / and /usr.  Fedora and future
>> versions of RHEL/CentOS will expect a unified / and /usr.
> I may be behind, but this is the first I've heard of this...
> Any good references as to WHY?! they want to break this decades old 
> convention?

Solaris broke it years ago.

It'll certainly help builds and packaging, since no one needs to 
specify where, e.g., ls or rm is located.

And granted that my experience is far from universal, I haven't seen a 
production Linux box that remote-mounts /usr in a decade.

Paul Heinlein
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