[haiku-development] Re: Multiple mounting of file systems

  • From: Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2010 14:42:14 +0200

On 2010-04-08 at 14:00:29 [+0200], Janito Ferreira Filho 
<jvffprog@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> does this mean that the file system should indeed check if the device is 
> already mounted?

I think the VFS should simply prevent that.

> If so, how? If not, does that mean it's impossible to have 
> the same mounted file system in more than one mount point (IIRC, this is 
> possible in Linux)?

For mounting the same file system at different mount points, I would rather 
introduce a kernel mechanism.

CU, Ingo

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