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Re: double mounting and other strangeness.

To: pac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: double mounting and other strangeness.
From: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 27 Jan 2002 18:42:49 -0600
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I believe the main reason is for snapshotting purposes, backup, RO file
usage, etc. 

On Sun, 2002-01-27 at 17:38, pac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 10:18:57AM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
> > >> 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.
> 
>   Is there any legitimate reason you would want to do this? I dont
> want to scream at them if there is a good reason for it. What is the
> opinion of the FS developers here?
> 
> -Phil Carinhas
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Austin Gonyou
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Coremetrics, Inc.
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