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SubjectRe: About /etc/mtab and /proc/mounts
DervishD wrote:
>
> Hi Miles :)
>
> Miles Bader dixit:
> > /var is clearly the right place for this; if /var isn't mounted
> > initially, I'd suggest that mount should simply not update any file
> > at that point, and the init-script that mounts /var can be
> > responsible from propagating information from /proc/mounts to
> > /var/whatever.
>
> In an embedded system I built a time ago, /etc/mtab was first a
> symlink to /proc/mounts, but after a while I made it a symlink to
> /var/run/mtab. It worked OK, AFAIK.

Did mount actually update the mtab file? The version of mount on
my system would not.

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