Re: reproduceable GPF in 2.0.23 with Quota when unmounting /proc

Matthias Urlichs (
Sat, 26 Oct 1996 22:05:23 +0100

In, article <>,
Mark Levitt <> writes:
> I'm a little confused about this whole issue. Is there any legitimate
> situation where unmounting /proc would be useful?
Yes. For instance, you might want to have an initial (RAM, for now) disk
with a linuxrc program which needs /proc to figure out various sundry

In order to cleanly unmount the RAM disk, nothing may be mounted on top of
it. Hence, umount /proc.

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