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Re: nested file system types

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 09:10:25AM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> >   mount_lfs vnd:/home/gdt/lfs.image /mnt
> > 
> > where mount_msdos grabs a vnd number and does vnconfig, and umount
>               ^^^^^
> I assume you meant lfs there.
> > will do vnconfig -u and release.
> > 
> This is more or less it.  I want the moral equivalent of ad's
> translation:
>       mount -t cd9660 image.iso /mnt
> but as he notes, that involves "a lot of tedious work".  Worse yet,
> it's kernel work, and if we have the ability to do it in userland I
> don't see why we should add more complexity to the kernel.

If you run "mount -t cd9660 -o rump image.iso /mnt" it already works.

> I haven't figured out what to do about disk labels.

Me neither, although I was thinking about adding support just last
week.  It's mostly a question of syntax.

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