Re: Union file system

Matthias Urlichs (
Thu, 28 Nov 1996 16:02:50 +0100 (MET)


Andi Gutmans wrote:
>Well I think "loopback" mounts are very useful. They allow you to
>reorganize stuff acrros more than one partition without users seeing any

A loopback mount is far easier than a union file system, and a big
necessity if you need to set up multiple chrooted environments.

And don't tell me to use a NFS back-mount. NFS is not a solution, NFS is a
problem in and of itself. (Did anybody check the speed of nfs vs smbfs?)

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