Re: Who uses the 'nodev' flag in /proc/filesystems ???

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Mon Mar 20 2006 - 14:56:53 EST

>> I see, i didnt know about this. But then pam_mount would need to do
>> special treatment for this. I imagine it has been only coded to work
>> in the case where there is a device to pass to fsck as a parameter.
>Yeah, I don't doubt it. I was just commenting on the nodev aspect of this.

But hey, when hostfs is nodev-but-fsckable, then looking for /sbin/fsck.XYZ
is even better than reading /proc/filesystems...

Jan Engelhardt
| Software Engineer and Linux/Unix Network Administrator
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