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SubjectRe: Union file system



On Wed, 27 Nov 1996, Keith Owens wrote:

> Date: Wed, 27 Nov 1996 00:30:24 +1100 (EST)
> From: Keith Owens <kaos@edison.dialix.com.au>
> To: linux-kernel@vger.rutgers.edu
> Subject: Union file system
>
>
> Does anybody know of a union file system for Linux? Alternatively any
> writeups on why it is/is not a good idea?
>
> Looking for a way to take multiple levels of data, some on cdrom, some on
> network, some on disk and make it look like a single level. All updates
> should be written to the top level.

Symlinks? Mount all the cd, network, disk, etc, then make symlinks from
whereyou want you everything to appear to wherever the appropriate files
are...


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