Subject: Re: Linux emulation doesn't like symlinks out of /emul/.. space
To: George Michaelson <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/06/2004 12:55:56
On Mon, 6 Dec 2004 12:47:36 +1000
George Michaelson <> wrote:

> Seems that with suse91 I can't have symlinks out of /emul/linux eg I cannot
> have /emul/linux/tmp -> /tmp or /emul/linux/home -> /data/home

Just remove the symlinks and the directories.  When the compat code can't
access a file inside /emul/linux, it will go to /, so you'll get access to
/tmp and /home as you'd expect.

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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