Bug#603858: Mount options for proc conflict with /etc/fstab breaking /etc/init.d/mountall.sh
On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 08:57:18PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> rleigh <email@example.com> writes:
> > tmpfs filesystems are different; here they /do/ differ in the sense that
> > /run, /run/lock, /lib/init/rw etc. /are/ separate unique instances of
> > tmpfs. Here, it might make sense to give them a name other than "none"
> > or "tmpfs" in order to distinguish between them--that is to say, the
> > tmpfs instance, rather than the mountpoint. So names such as "run",
> > "runlock", would provide a unique key for /etc/fstab in addition to the
> > mountpoint. But this is mostly cosmetic, and if we do make such a
> > change we'll need to ensure that it's coordinated between initscripts
> > and initramfs-tools.
> It really doesn't matter what it is as long as it is consitent. Given
> that /run and /run/lock aren't yet in use in Debian now would be the
> time to pick a name and then stick with it. Using "run" and "runlock"
> sounds good, go with that.
It does matter, as this is not just a matter for initramfs-tools and
initscripts. We also need to agree with systemd and that is cross-
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