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Re: Non-configuration files in /etc

On Sun, Apr 30, 2000 at 01:23:01 +1000 (+0000), Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> Joey Hess wrote:
> > Are there really any problems associated with /proc/mounts besides the
> > /dev/root thing?
> The only other thing I know of is that mount uses it to keep track of
> which loopback device is attached to which filesystem. eg:
> /free/slink1.iso /free/slink1 iso9660 ro,loop=/dev/loop0 0 0
> /free/slink2.iso /free/slink2 iso9660 ro,loop=/dev/loop1 0 0
> Can't exactly remember, but something goes wrong with this
> when you link mtab to /proc/mounts.

you have to do losetup and lodelete by hand if you symlink them.


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