Re: Unionmount status?
From: Miklos Szeredi
Date: Fri Apr 15 2011 - 08:29:31 EST
On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 1:51 PM, Michal Suchanek <hramrach@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 15 April 2011 13:31, Miklos Szeredi <miklos@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 1:22 PM, Michal Suchanek <hramrach@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Cleaning up temporary files...
>>> [ Â Ânn.nnnnnn] overlayfs: ERROR - failed to whiteout 'motd'
>>> find: cannot delete `./motd': Operation not supported
>> What is the upper filesystem type? ÂIs xattr support enabled?
> The upper filesystem is tmpfs and there is not option regarding XATTR
> in the config.
Apparently tmpfs does not support generic xattr. I understand why
tmpfs is an attractive choice for an upper filesystem, so this should
I see two options here:
1) implement generic xattr in tmpfs
2) take whiteout/opaque support from union mounts and use that
Both have advantages and disadvantages.
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