[arch-projects] [initscripts] Linux distributions and /run/

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Mar 31 09:54:36 EDT 2011

Am 31.03.2011 15:15, schrieb Tom Gundersen:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 3:12 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Am 31.03.2011 14:21, schrieb Tom Gundersen:
>>>> Something else to think about: do we want to carry this back to the
>>>> initcpio?
>>> Ah, yes, we probably do (like what we do with /proc and /sys).
>> We kill every process before leaving initramfs, and in initramfs,
>> everything is writable. IMO, there is no need to keep a persistent /run
>> between initramfs and system.
> Sorry, I don't know the details of initramfs, so I might be wrong on
> this, but shouldn't the udev database (former /dev/.udev, now
> /run/udev) be preserved?

This database is (re)created when we (re)start udevd in rc.syinit. Udev
doesn't know that it was running before, so there is no need to reuse
any database.

I was thinking with regard to mdadm now: Maybe mdadm stores some
valuable data there.

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