Re: Union file system

Paul Flinders (
Thu, 28 Nov 1996 09:00:31 -0000

> From: Alan Cox <>
> > Won't cut it. We're talking about a system that would allow you to eg.
> > mount a CD-ROM drive and then mount another filesystem "over" that, so
> > that if you write to the file system, the CD-ROM files are hidden
> > the new files on the writable media. Would be rather handy in some
> Sounds like IFS. Im not sure what happened to IFS however.

The SunOS version died in Solaris to b partly resurrected as the cache fs
think - I don't have a SUn handy to check).