read-only root partition?
nik at freebsd.org
Thu Feb 28 00:18:30 GMT 2002
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On Wed, Feb 27, 2002 at 05:55:41PM -0500, Clark C . Evans wrote:
> - vinum (software RAID) cannot protect your boot partition
> since it is a kernel module and hence can't protect loading
> the os kernel (chicken and egg problem).
Have multiple copies of the static root filesystem. If one of them
fails/is corrupted, instruct the loader to boot from a known good one.
> - I was thinking that it would be very neat to have
> the OS plus /usr and the server software be on a
> CD-ROM. So, to upgrade a server box I just simply=20
> switch CD-ROMS. =20
There's a Brazilian project that's done exactly this. Search the
announce, advocacy, or chat mailing list archives for something called
the "LiveCD" project.
> - if you are using DHCP then dhclient will want to update
ls -s /etc/resolv.conf /var/run/resolv.conf
> Thank you so much for your feedback! Any other ideas
> would be cool!
When you get this working, document the process, and submit an article
to the documentation project, so that others can benefit from your work
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