Hiding 'bind' partitions
craighagerman at gmail.com
Sun Sep 3 16:32:13 UTC 2006
On 9/4/06, Eamonn Sullivan <eamonn.sullivan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/3/06, Craig Hagerman <craighagerman at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have /home and /usr on a separate partition from /. I have /etc/fstab
> > up like this:
> > /mnt/home /home none bind 0 0
> > /mnt/usr /usr none bind 0 0
> > This makes them 'appear' to be at /home and /usr respectively. My
> problem is
> > that when I do a find or locate I end up getting duplicate results. e.g
> > /usr/local/java
> > /mnt/usr/local/java
> > Are the same file, but the file system thinks they are separate
> > How can I make the /mnt/home and /mnt/usr directories hidden?
> Just out of curiosity, why mount them in two places (/mnt/home and
> /home, for example). Why not just mount them once (/home)? I'm sure
> I'm missing a good reason for this, so just tell me to go away...
Ummm.... come to think of it I can't remember why I did that. I think I
was/am confused about the correct way to have filesystem directories on
another partition. I'll change my question to asking what the correct way to
do this is.
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