tweaking mounted filesystems by fsid

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Sat Jul 3 13:05:58 PDT 2004

In message <40E70D90.4090304 at>, Scott Long writes:

>Can't comment on your main questions, but there has been talk about
removing nmount since the work was never finished and the benefits
>never realized.  If you'd like to breath some life into it, feel free.

That would only give us problems.  As far as I recall removing nmount
would make us instantly run out of binary mount flags (the main problem
which nmount was written to address).

Poul-Henning Kamp       | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
phk at FreeBSD.ORG         | TCP/IP since RFC 956
FreeBSD committer       | BSD since 4.3-tahoe    
Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence.

More information about the freebsd-fs mailing list