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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Make sysctl a separate filesystem
    On Fri, 15 Feb 2008 13:44:35 +0100 (CET) Jan Engelhardt wrote:

    >
    > 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.

    like /root, sysfs, futexfs, pipefs, anon_inodefs, bdev, devpts,
    hugetlbfs, inotifyfs ?

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    ~Randy


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