weird issue with root mounted

Matthew Burgess ca9mbu at
Tue Jan 14 14:40:03 PST 2003

"Andrew Davis" <andrew at> wrote in message
news:3E249035.2020807 at
> So why is df -k not showing:
> /dev/hda5 1011928 102588 857936 11% /
> ??? And why is root appearing to be mouted twice? Is there something
> left over from the LFS install that aliases this somehow? Maybe
> something similar to RH's "label" that they always like to do?

This is due to the way that /etc/mtab and/or  /etc/fstab are symlinked.
There's plenty of info in the archives on this, and there's even an mtab
hint at which I think solves your
particular problem (I'm not entirely sure on that one though).

Hope this helps,


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