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Author: karl
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Devuan with usr merge?
Steve Litt:
> John Morris via Dng said on Fri, 12 Nov 2021 17:26:52 -0600
> >On Tue, 2021-11-09 at 01:56 -0500, Steve Litt wrote:

> >The size of the OS is just so small now, compared to storage media and
> >data files. Even a small SSD will easily hold all of /usr for all but
> >the most bloated installs on old obsolete storage media. So simply
> >including /usr in the root filesystem makes sense for almost all use
> >cases.

Size is not the only reason.
You might want to have a separation for other reason.

> Which brings up another beef I have: Why don't they build Ext4 and
> maybe a couple other mainstream filesystems into the kernel, so if I
> want, I can boot without initramfs? What would it cost?


I use it all the time.

Just do it yourself, it just cost you a little time, or do you
volunteer to maintain a such kernel for devuan ?

/Karl Hammar