about reiserfs

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Dec 27 12:42:29 PST 2000

On December 27, 2000 10:31 am, Arendt wrote:
> Hello, everybody,
> Yesterday evening I had the idea of changing my '/usr/'-partition to
> reiserfs. Got myself the patch at ftp://ftp.exinferis.de/reiserfs/. After
> compiling and installing it and after converting a new partition from ext2
> to reiser I copied everything from /usr to the new partition (named /Usr at
> that time). I changed my /etc/fstab and then I moved /usr to /USR and /Usr
> to /usr. Then I rebooted.
> Unfortunately, I got nothing but trouble because sh could not find any
> shared library (they are all located somewhere in /usr), so I figured, that
> I had to mount /usr _before_ starting any init-script.

Or, use the current LFS book. It's instructions make libncurses install in 
/lib, so that a shared bash binary can work without /usr mounted

Or use your hack, using bash-static (or whatever you called it again). It 
works just as well

Gerard Beekmans

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