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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Make sysctl a separate filesystem

On Feb 15 2008 12:35, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
>Andi Kleen writes:
> > Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@openvz.org> writes:
> > > this subdir;
> > > 3. sysctl inodes are now smaller than the procfs ones.
> >
> > That's always a good thing.
> >
> > > Note: update your initscripts to mount sysctl filesystem
> > > right after the proc is mounted in order not to lose your
> > > /etc/sysctl.conf configuration (and optionally fstab).
> >
> > That will break about everybody's init scripts I suspect.
> >
> > I think you would need to go through some deprecation
> > period for this at least, with printks warning people
> > to fix their init scripts.
> >
> > Or better find some way to do the mount automatically.
>
>Doing it automatically is the only acceptable way, IMO.

For time being only.

The kernel (currently) only auto-mounts invisible filesystems.


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