Re: PROBLEM: multiple mount of devices possible 2.4.0-test1 -

From: Steve VanDevender (
Date: Sat Dec 30 2000 - 22:58:40 EST

Albert D. Cahalan writes:
> Alexander Viro writes:
> > [...] Not allowing multiple mounts of the same
> > fs was an artifact of original namei() implementation. At some point
> > (late 80s) it had been fixed by Bell Labs folks in their branch. In Linux
> > it had been fixed during the last spring. That's it. You were never promised
> > that multiple mounts will not work. Moreover, in special cases they did work
> Heh. :-)
> 1. go to
> 2. take the "System Administration" quiz
> 3. try answering question 6 correctly

Note: Chances are you won't get the same question 6 that Albert did.

Some poorly-written "certification" quiz shouldn't dictate what goes
into the kernel, either.
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