about the filesystem

Johnneylee Rollins johnneylee.rollins at gmail.com
Sun Jan 31 13:25:51 UTC 2010

On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 5:17 AM, Jeff Peng <jeffpeng at netzero.net> wrote:
> The "df -h" shows:
> none                  956M  640K  955M   1% /dev/shm
> none                  956M   84K  956M   1% /var/run
> none                  956M     0  956M   0% /var/lock
> none                  956M     0  956M   0% /lib/init/rw
> what are /var/lock and /lib/init/rw?
> and what is "none" filesystem?
> Thanks.

Those are the mount points, and since they don't exist as mount points
but as folders in your filesystem, there is no location for them to
Your / should read something like /dev/sda1 or however you have it set up.

This link explains the /var folder and it's purposes, and down the
page you'll find what are the reasons the aforementioned folders
exist. The purpose of /var/lock:


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