Re: dynamic partitions
23 May 1997 13:57:33 -0400

Tethys "SYSTEM ADMIN" X <> writes:

> >How about mounting subdirs through loop driver ?!
> >Like
> > /somewhere/in/hd/space on /somewhere/else
> ln -s /somewhere/in/hd/space /somewhere/else
> or am I misunderstanding you? I suppose this might break down on
> other machines if /somewhere/else is NFS mounted.

At least one use for loopback mounts instead of symlinks is that
you can loopback mount into chroot areas, whereas you can't
follow the symlink in the chroot'ed area.