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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.

    Kasper Dupont -- der bruger for meget tid på usenet.
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