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SubjectRe: About /etc/mtab and /proc/mounts
    Hi Kasper :)

Kasper Dupont dixit:
> Some more interesting cases are loopback mounts and bind mounts,
> in which case the device field is completely different.
> (And since I remember remount
> bugs in tmpfs in early 2.4 kernels, it is not going to get easier
> to put more requirements on the filesystem.)

Not an easy fix, then. I've read the thread that this message
originated, and I think that the better solucion, in the short term I
mean, is to symlink /etc/mtab to a proper writeable place in the
filesystem. Anyway, I think that this kind of 'traditional' things
should go away and better solutions used instead. My particular
problem is that *I* don't have better solutions (at least

Thanks a lot for the interest :)
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