On Wednesday 30 August 2006 21:55, Gerard Seibert wrote:
> RW wrote:
> > What's the canonical way of mounting the Linux procfs at boot-time?
> >
> > I've seen several recommendations to add the following to fstab:
> >
> > linproc    /compat/linux/proc      linprocfs     rw  0  0
> >
> > But in a standard installation, this mount-point is really under /usr,
> > which isn't mounted until pass 2. If I change the pass number to 2, it
> > fails with an "unexpected inconsistencies" error. I presume this is
> > because mount is trying to fsck it, and failing to find fsck_linprocfs.
> This is what I have in my /etc/fstab file:
> linprocfs /compat/linux/proc  linprocfs rw   0    0
> Is this what you are referring to?

I tried it and it didn't work. Irrespective of whether it should begin linproc  
or linprocfs,  /compat is a link to /usr/compat, and /usr isn't mounted at 
that point. Do you have a different arrangement?

BTW I'm running 6.1 (upgraded from an original 5.3 install)
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