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Re: union mounts, mfs, and newsyslog

On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 05:37:58PM -0400, matthew sporleder wrote:
 > > try mounting it like this:
 > >
 > > mount -t mfs -o union swap /var/log_mfs
 > Adding the union option to my mount didn't seem to help.

I think the idea was to use a union mount instead of using unionfs,
although the cited line doesn't do that; you'd want

   mount -t mfs -o union swap /var/log

This isn't the same thing, but it may serve your purposes if you don't
need the union to extend over subdirs.

David A. Holland

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