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Re: union mounts, mfs, and newsyslog

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 12:59 AM, David
Holland<> wrote:
> 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.

Oh, okay.  I read the mount(8) man page a few times and still didn't
really get what it was saying until now.

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