[arch-general] /usr is not mounted. This is not supported.

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Tue Oct 25 09:59:16 EDT 2011

Am 25.10.2011 14:12, schrieb clemens fischer:
>> We are currently working on adding support for the second approach,
>> but we are not there yet (I have some patches against mkinitcpio to
>> add this, but they rely on a patch by Thomas against busybox that has
>> not yet landed upstream).
> What patch would that be?  THE-FAVOURITE-SEARCH-ENGINE didn't pull
> anything useful for "patch Thomas-Bächler busybox".  Can somebody point
> us to the relevant code, please?

I am not sure which patch he means. I wrote something recently, but I
only shared that with Tom in private conversations and it is not related
to this issue.

> A hook to mount the users /usr would presumably go right before
>   "if [ -x /lib/udev/udevd ]; then"
> in "/lib/initcpio/init"?
> Are the symlinks in "/dev/disk/by-label/" by then?  I guess not, since
> udevd rules are responsible for setting them up, right?

Mounting /usr needs to go to the initramfs. It is possible to implement
a mount handler for this. At this stage, the by-label symlinks exist

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