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Wiping root file system is not the same as a "factory reset" #2276
Container Linux Version
The root filesystem we ship in the image should be the same as the one that is populated by tmpfiles. From our documentation on our disk layout:
The root filesystem contains extra files and some differences as well. The differences are all in the
Here is a list of all the files that are not created (at least on my current build, current alpha/beta/stable may differ slightly).
We should audit this list and determine if it is safe to ship an empty root.
Thank you for reporting this issue. Unfortunately, we don't think we'll end up addressing it in Container Linux.
We're now working on Fedora CoreOS, the successor to Container Linux, and we expect most major development to occur there instead. Meanwhile, Container Linux will be fully maintained into 2020 but won't see many new features. We appreciate your taking the time to report this issue and we're sorry that we won't be able to address it.