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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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