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Re: Switching /etc/mtab to /proc/mounts and removing /lib/init/rw

On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 09:35:17PM +0100, Vincent Danjean wrote:
> Le 13/12/2011 22:32, Roger Leigh a écrit :
> >On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 09:08:10PM +0000, brian m. carlson wrote:
> >>On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 08:54:14PM +0000, Roger Leigh wrote:
> >>>If you have a few minutes to spare, some testing of the packages
> >>>would be appreciated, so make sure there are no corner cases we've
> >>>missed.  Upgrading initscripts should result in /etc/mtab being
> >>>switched to a symlink at the next reboot.  /lib/init/rw will also
> >>>no longer mount a tmpfs on reboot, though the directory itself will
> >>>need to remain until wheezy+1, due to the upgrade ordering--packages
> >>>migrate after initscripts has run its postinst, requiring its
> >>>continued presence.
> >>>
> >>>I'd be grateful for any feedback.
> I tried to make a symlink /etc/mtab -> /proc/mounts on my laptop.
> Now, I get this:
> root@eyak:# mount /srv/crypt/
> BIG FAT WARNING: This version of mount.crypt does not support unmounting crypto volumes through umount(8) on systems with read-only mtab yet.
> Password:
> I have this line in /etc/fstab:
> /dev/mapper/group-crypt /srv/crypt     crypt    defaults,relatime,noauto 0 2

Possibly related: #622693
Fixed upstream, but needs the utab patch integrating.


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