[arch-projects] [PATCH] [initscripts] Use mount -n for devpts and shm

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Mon May 16 14:36:01 EDT 2011

On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 08:32:10PM +0200, Tom Gundersen wrote:
> On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 8:27 PM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> > We had some fallout when we inititally did this on the launch of 2.19:
> >
> > https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/23014
> >
> > I'm not sure if this was ever reported to upstream or what the current
> > status of this is.
> Thanks for the poiner Dave. However, from the comment on that bug it
> seems that we did not actually symlink mtab, just enabled the
> libmonut, and that this might have caused the problem.
> I'll be looking into this in the near future with the aim of making
> the switch relatively soon (if there are no known problems or open bug
> reports against the distros who have made the change).
> Cheers,
> Tom

It's definitely the cause of the problem. What isn't clear is if
upstream supports /etc/mtab as its own file when mount is linked against

I, personally, have no arguments against modifying the initscripts to
enforce the symlink and coordinate it with a util-linux rebuild, but I'm
not sure others agree.


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