Subject: Re: nullfs mounts
To: Julio Merino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 01/20/2003 09:04:47
On Sat, 18 Jan 2003, Julio Merino wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Jan 2003 06:24:43 -0500
> Matthew Mondor <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I am surprised that they cannot perform the same
> > basic sanity check however.
> Some of the mount_* programs do these sanity checks (see mount_msdos, for
> example). Don't know why not all of them could issue these checks too.
Because you're supposed to call mount -t <fstype>, and thus we consolidate
the checks in mount itself.