Re: Get rid of /etc/mtab ?
- To: Marc Wilson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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- Subject: Re: Get rid of /etc/mtab ?
- From: Goswin Brederlow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: 23 Jul 2002 18:17:43 +0200
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Marc Wilson <email@example.com> writes:
> On Fri, Jun 28, 2002 at 12:34:09PM +0200, Oliver Kurth wrote:
> > Then change that, with a line in initrd. Whoever wants to have / RO,
> > should expect to have at least _some_ effort...
> Many many people see no use whatsoever for an initrd. I certainly see no
> reason for one on any of MY boxen.
> Moving something like mtab (especially when it's so silly) is a poor reason
> to start using one, IMHO.
Whats wrong with linking /proc/mounts to /etc/mtab?
Only problem is with loopback since umount won't free the loopback
device. But that could be fixed with a kernel change.
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