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SubjectRe: Anyone else kernel mounting a filesystem that has a block device?
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> On Mon, 27 Nov 2000, John Zielinski wrote:
>
> > I'm going to be mounting a filesystem that uses a block device from
inside
> > the kernel. This mount will not be visible from userland nor can it be
> > unmounted from userland. Is anyone else doing something like this so we
can
> > coordinate on the changes needed to fs/super.c?
>
> No changes needed. Check kern_mount().

Oops. Should have said 'physical' block device. The kern_mount() function
calls get_unnamed_dev(). I want to modify it so that it also takes an 'char
* dev_name' and does the same thing as the code in do_mount() which picks
which get_sb_???() functions to call.

I'll just make a kern_mount2() until all the other code that calls
kern_mount is changed so that it passes a "none" or something as the second
parameter.

John


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