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Author: Ralph Ronnquist
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] running with separate / and /usr
On Sun, Jan 15, 2023 at 11:13:40PM -0500, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> ...

On Sun, Jan 15, 2023 at 10:22:43PM +0000, Rainer Weikusat via Dng wrote:
> > As it stands, an updated Chimera system will fail to boot unless / and
> > /usr are on the some partition. That's not documented in the release
> > notes and that's a serious issue for everyone who might become affected
> > by it. Undocumented features with seriously negatively consequences are
> > by definition bugs.
> So it's been a good thing I haven't updated by beowulf server to chimaera.
> It has separate /use from / for more than a decade now. And it
> won't be possible without major repartitoning.

One should also note that the chimaera installer (as well as daedalus
preview) provide no-merged-usr filesystems, and either can be used
with separate / and /usr partitions.

Rainer's issue thus seems to relate to his system and the setup he
has, and it's not a general chimaera issue.