Re: OK to mount multiple FS in one dir?

From: Alexander Viro (
Date: Sun Feb 25 2001 - 01:12:42 EST

On Wed, 7 Feb 2001, David L. Nicol wrote:

> Peter Samuelson wrote:
> > A more useful thing to fall out of the same hacking is loopback
> > mounting -- i.e. the same filesystem mounted multiple places. In
> > Linux-land I guess we call it 'mount --bind'.
> >
> > Peter
> Does this kind of thing play nice with nfs and coda, in terms of
> change notifications and write-backs? In distributed FS we've got
> the same thing mounted multiple places, of course, but not on the
> same machine

There is no cache coherency problems since we have no copies to keep
in sync ;-) Dentry tree is shared by all instances.

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