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SubjectRe: Patch for /proc/mounts problems on 2.2.x
Erik Andersen wrote:
> 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.


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