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Re: double mounting and other strangeness.

To: Keith Owens <kaos@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: double mounting and other strangeness.
From: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 27 Jan 2002 17:35:58 -0600
Cc: pac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <27476.1012173537@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <27476.1012173537@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
This would be correct. If you go look at the LKML, there is a faq about
the list itself, 2.4 kernel series, and language. 

The feature you are referring to is the FIRST part of the FAQ on the 2.4
kernel series. :) 

On Sun, 2002-01-27 at 17:18, Keith Owens wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Jan 2002 11:35:53 -0600, 
> pac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >On Sun, Jan 27, 2002 at 06:20:14PM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
> >> pac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >> >  I get some strange ability to mount 2 devices on one partition:
> >> 
> >> That is normal with any recent 2.4 kernel, it applies to all
> >> filesystems, not just XFS.  You can even mount different file system
> >
> >  Doesn't this seem BAD for an OS to allow? 
> The Linux VFS gurus have said they want this.  If you disagree, please
> take it up on the vfs or kernel mailing lists, it is out of our
> control.
Austin Gonyou
Systems Architect, CCNA
Coremetrics, Inc.
Phone: 512-698-7250
email: austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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