/proc gets mounted automatically?

Richard Lightman richard at nezumi.plus.com
Tue Aug 6 00:53:31 PDT 2002


* Oliver Brakmann <obrakmann at gmx.net> [2002-08-06 08:12]:
> 
> It must be either devfsd or that kernel option 'mount devfs at boot time'
> (or something along those lines) that mounts proc. But surely I can't
> be the only one whom this happens to, can I?
> 
You can be reasonably confident that it is not the kernel. I use
devfs, and have it mounted automatically by the kernel. The first
thing to run on my machine is lvmboot, which needs proc mounted
to detect and activate logical volumes. lvmboot mounts proc itself
because kernel 2.4.17 didn't.

Richard


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