Subject: Re: sun-jre14 issues
To: Bruce J.A. Nourish <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/30/2004 22:19:33
On Tue, 30 Mar 2004 12:56:44 -0700
"Bruce J.A. Nourish" <> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 30, 2004 at 02:44:08PM -0500, Louis  Guillaume wrote:
> > procfs /proc procfs rw,linux
> > 
> > ... is that obsolete or actually necessary? If I put that in, surely the 
> > system won't be able to mount the device "procfs" since it doesn't exist.
> I'm not sure whether it's neccesary (although it certainly won't hurt),

Yes, it's a must.  If you don't have proc mounted, java/javac enters an
infinite loop (at least for me) just after startup.

> but as to the procfs device part of your question, the "device" parameter
> will be ignored whenever you mount a procfs filesystem. Try it and see.

Right.  Though I prefer this line:

procfs /emul/linux/proc procfs rw,linux 0 0


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