> Urban Widmark wrote:
> > mount writes everything to /etc/mtab and displays that when asked.
> Not quite...
> ~/tmp# strings /bin/mount | grep mounts
> Note that one does not really mount a device, one mounts
Not sure what you are trying to show with that grep ...
# strace mount |& grep mounts
# strace mount |& grep mtab
open("/etc/mtab", O_RDONLY) = 3
mount does read /etc/mtab for displaying the mounts. It only looks at
/proc/mounts if /etc/mtab can't be read. Or at least, that is what the
version(s) I have does. I would say that the common setup is to have a
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