cvs commit: src/etc/rc.d hostid
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Wed May 23 16:52:32 UTC 2007
On Tue, 22 May 2007, Brooks Davis wrote:
> I think /etc or /boot is the right place and IIRC pjd had a reason why
> /etc was right. The problem with /var/db is that's it's not available
> until fairly late in the boot and hostid is needed for non-root disks.
> It's worth remembering that in the normal course of operation,
> /etc/hostid is written once per system lifetime. Making diskless users
> set it up by hand or as a symlink to somewhere writable seems harmless
> to me.
That sounds reasonable.
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