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Re: udev and /sys mounting [was: mounting tmpfs (and sysfs) defaultly in sarge?]


On 2003-12-18 22:06 +0900, GOTO Masanori wrote:
> > What about /etc/init.d/kernfs or mountkernfs?
> OK, I would like to rename from /etc/init.d/devpts.sh to
> /etc/init.d/mountfs, because (1) for example there is mountnfs which
> mounts nfs (2) umountfs in initscripts un-mounts filesystems, so
> "mountfs" makes a name pair.  Any comments?

Personally I find it a bit misleading since it is a very general name.
A script named "mountfs" should do what mountall.sh currently does,
this would make a sensible name pair to mountnfs IMHO. And "your"
mountfs should somehow make clear that it is responsible only for the
virtual file systems provided by the kernel; that's why I proposed
mountkernfs. The name vfs (for "virtual" is already taken for a
different concept in the kernel; what about "mountkfs", this is even

Some consistency might be nice here, but OTOH, most users certainly
won't notice or care. So do whatever you like best :-)

Have a nice day!

just compiling kernel 2.6.0 :-)

Martin Pitt                 Debian GNU/Linux Developer
martin@piware.de                      mpitt@debian.org
http://www.piware.de             http://www.debian.org

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