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SubjectRe: [patch] fix sys_mknodat breakage from r/o bind mounts
On Wed, 2007-09-26 at 00:58 +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
> From: Miklos Szeredi <>
> mknod("foo", 0644) returns EINVAL, even though it should succeed.

Just to clarify, this is for when we use mknod to create normal,
non-device files, right? Your fix looks very correct to me.

I'm curious, do you have a normal program that uses mknod(2) this way?
I'd like to add it to my test scripts.

Acked-by: Dave Hansen <>

-- Dave

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