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Re: mounted volume information

From: Justus Winter
Subject: Re: mounted volume information
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:23:47 +0100
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Quoting Riccardo Mottola (2014-03-26 13:04:58)
> Hi,
> Justus Winter wrote:
> > df gets its data from /proc/mounts, so if you look there, you should
> > see your "mounts".  The reason our mount does not show those is that
> > mount simply does not read /proc/mounts but only /etc/fstab.
> shouldn't mount check /etc/mtab? fstab is static.
> >
> > If you want to work on this, look how utils/umount.c reads the mtab
> > file.  If you get stuck, feel free to ask:)
> Once I understand better what's going on I wmight have a look. First 
> thing is getting my box working again!
> Howver you answer only half of the question: the other one is: if a 
> volume is not in /etc/fstab, how does it up being mounted during boot?

Meet passive translators: If a node in the virtual filesystem (say
/home) has a passive translator record, then a translator is started
on demand if one looks up /home.


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