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Re: Is there something special I need to do?

To: Andries.Brouwer@xxxxxx, ak@xxxxxxx, nathans@xxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Is there something special I need to do?
From: Andries.Brouwer@xxxxxx
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2002 11:13:25 +0200 (MEST)
Cc: austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, lord@xxxxxxx, sandeen@xxxxxxx
Sender: linux-xfs-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxx
>> That's because whole disks are not in /proc/partitions.

> They are, the problem is mount explicitly skips them
> Why mount does this, I have no idea

There is no very good reason.
Under Linux one customarily partitions disks, but there is
no need to do so. Under BSD I see whole-disk filesystems
more often.

As soon as you file a bug report explaining the skipping
whole disks as possible mountable objects is bad
I'll remove the test.

Andries


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