Re: Union file system

D. Chiodo (
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 10:04:34 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 27 Nov 1996, Keith Owens wrote:

> Date: Wed, 27 Nov 1996 00:30:24 +1100 (EST)
> From: Keith Owens <>
> To:
> Subject: Union file system
> Does anybody know of a union file system for Linux? Alternatively any
> writeups on why it is/is not a good idea?
> Looking for a way to take multiple levels of data, some on cdrom, some on
> network, some on disk and make it look like a single level. All updates
> should be written to the top level.

Symlinks? Mount all the cd, network, disk, etc, then make symlinks from
whereyou want you everything to appear to wherever the appropriate files