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Re: Ext3 partition not appearing in df output



On Mon, 29 Oct 2001 09:35:50 -0800
"Andrew Morton" <akpm zip com au> wrote:

> - /etc/fstab lists the root fs as being type `auto'
> - SOmeone (presumably mount(8)) copies that fstype into /etc/mtab
> - `df', for some reason, doesn't report on `auto' filesystems
>   unless given the -a option.  I wonder what the reasoning
>   is behind this?
> 
> Now, mount(8) _could_ take a look in /proc/mounts, and resolve
> the `auto' type when creating /etc/mtab.

Im my opinion, mount(8) *should* take care of resolving "auto" into real filesystem type before filling /etc/mtab.  Maybe this could be discussed with the maintainter of mount?  Is it currently Andreis or not?

Eugene





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