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Re: multiple mount

To: Seth Mos <knuffie@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: multiple mount
From: Simon Matter <simon.matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2001 09:05:18 +0200
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Seth Mos schrieb:
> 
> On Fri, 6 Jul 2001, Jan Strohbehn wrote:
> 
> > Hi !!
> >
> > The fact that it is possible to mount XFS partitions in a SAN on
> > different machines without any warning led us into some problems with
> > our servers. Is it possible to check if a partition is already mounted,
> > without mounting it ;-)
> 
> ehmm..... "mount"? You can mount multiple partitions on the same
> mountpoint. it's not an XFS problem but a feature of 2.4

I guess he means mounting of a shared disk on more than one computer at
the
same time. When using ext2 you get the "not cleanly umounted" because
the
shared filesystem is not marked clean when already mounted on another
computer.

> 
> > (e.g. under e2fs you get a warning like "not cleanly umounted")
> 
> But it also mounts. So you want to see a warning of you mount it more then
> once?
> 
> Cheers
> Seth



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