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    SubjectRe: Patch for /proc/mounts problems on 2.2.x
    Erik Andersen wrote:
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    > On Wed Oct 25, 2000 at 11:43:02AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    > >
    > > There is another good reason to ditch /etc/mtab: as a static file, it
    >
    > And it is supposed to be writable though it lives in /etc. It should live
    > in /var. Has the LSB ever gotten around to addressing this wart?
    > This is a pita for embedded systems...
    >

    /var doesn't work either, because it may not be available at boot.

    -hpa

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