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    SubjectRe: request for patches: showing mount options
    > Some mount options are never passed to the kernel, and thus can't appear 
    > in /proc/mounts. Examples include user, users, and _netdev for NFS.

    These options control *who* may mount and *when* to mount. They are
    not a property of the mount itself and are not added to /etc/mtab.

    There's a "user=ID" option that is added to /etc/mtab in case of user
    mounts. This identifies the owner of the mount, so that it can be
    unmounted by that user. There are patches in -mm that enable the
    kernel to store this info.

    Do you have other examples in mind?


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