1.1.7:mount and ls problem

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Wed Jan 24 12:28:00 GMT 2001

On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 06:56:01PM +0200, Ehud Karni wrote:
>>          cd /
>>          mkdir e
>>          mount e: /e
>> All is well -- e shows up in both an ls ( as e) and mount (as e:  /e).
>>          mount f: /f
>> I get the error:
>>          mount: warning - /f does not exist
>> but mount shows
>>          f:   f/ . . .
>> and ls doesn't show f.
>> If I do mkdir f, I get:
>>          mkdir: cannot make directory `f': File exists
>On UNIX systems, you can NOT mount on non-existing directory.

The POSIX part of a mount does not have to be a directory.


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