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Re: mount_seed_tmpfs

matthew sporleder <> schrieb:
> For running read-only systems I know it's sometimes common to run /var
> in a tmpfs/mfs and to seed the files/directories with a tar file at
> startup.  I have never been a big fan of the tar file idea, so I wrote
> mount_seed_tmpfs which will populate a tmpfs filesystem from the disk
> before taking over the mount point.

I've often wished for something like this in NetBSD. However, there is
prior art in OpenBSD and DragonFlyBSD, and I find their user interface
a little more elegant: both use a command line switch instead.


-P or -C, respectively.


Dennis den Brok

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