[ilugc]USB drive umount problem
toufeeqh at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 00:08:26 IST 2005
Sai Kiran wrote:
>>Yes, you're right.
>>Just one problem,umounting using the device name will fail when the
>>device is mounted on multiple mount points.
> as far as i know u can only mount a device once. but rather u can bind
> an already existing directory into another dir.
> how do u mount the same device in two places.
Basically, mutiple mount points can exist which will point to the same
However for this to occur I guess there should be no entry in /etc/mtab
which can be done through the "-n" switch of mount which prevents an
entry to be written in /etc/mtab.
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