[rescue] Dumb SGI Indigo^2 question...

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Sat Dec 20 18:08:33 CST 2003

On Tue, 2 Dec 2003, Phil Stracchino wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 04:55:52PM -0600, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> > Boot into the miniroot from the CD.  IRIX requires that /usr always be
> > mounted, as almost all the dynamic library stuff happens there.
> Bad IRIX.

Yes, it's not one of the things that I'm proud of.  Isn't it funny how a
company that can get so much right with filesystem internals (ie: XFS
and CXFS) can get so much wrong with the upper levels of filesystem
abstraction (ie: requiring /usr to be mounted, symlinking /var to
/usr/var, etc.)?

Jonathan Patschke  ) "Earth works.  That's proof positive that Mother
Elgin, TX         (   Nature isn't a suit."            --Dave McGuire

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