Peeking at the contents of a mount point

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Wed Sep 12 05:40:57 UTC 2012

On 12/09/12 12:25, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
> I recall some time ago seeing a command -- a variant or argument to
> 'mount' I think -- which allowed you to see the real contents of a
> mount point while something else was still mounted on it.
> I've looked back through 2 years of postings and can't find it.
> Anybody have a clue?

Would you like to rephrase all of this? :-) .

The "real mount point" is what you have mounted on it already. And I 
don't know of any "fake" mount points :-) .


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