Quick LFS-5 bootscripts question

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Apr 15 10:03:06 PDT 2005

Declan Moriarty wrote these words on 04/15/05 11:52 CST:
> One of these  ****** scripts i(init.d/cleanfs, methinks) issues the command
> rm -rf /var/run/* /var/lock/*
> But hotplug wants to touch /var/log/subsys/hotplug
> so the subsys directory keeps vanishing and hotplug gets pissed off,
> not to mention yours truly. Whassa story? Which needs fixing?

I'm not sure what needs fixing.

You mention that /var/run/* and /var/lock/* get cleaned out but
hotplug wants to write to /var/log/whatever.

Where is the relationship here?


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