Can "/etc/rc.conf" be replaced with a symlink?
kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Mar 1 05:13:18 GMT 2005
On Mon, Feb 28, 2005 at 10:38:38PM -0500, Clay wrote:
> I changed fstab so that my data partition would supposely mount before root,
How do you think fstab will be read to know to mount some other
partition first, when root (where fstab lives) is not yet mounted?
> moved/symlink'd rc.conf, and rebooted. This did not allow rc.conf to be
> found, so doing this did not make it work. I will leave rc.conf in /etc for
> now and maybe work on a solution at a later time.
By definition you can't move out of / files needed to bootstrap the
system, so you'll need to rethink your approach.
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