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    SubjectRe: updating mtime for char/block devices?
    On Tue, Mar 01, 2005 at 01:45:47AM +0100, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
    > Can I prevent mtime updates for all device files? Mounting /dev readonly
    > would certainly help, but for that to work I'd have to move /dev to a
    > different filesystem, right?

    tty mtime updates aren't marked dirty, so aren't written back to disk.
    Intentionally.

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    Russell King
    Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux - http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/
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