[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Unexpected problem with /etc/mtab -> /proc/mounts

Thomas Hood jdthood at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jan 23 08:23:39 UTC 2006

I wrote:
> When I install Debian initscripts in a Debian chroot,
> initscripts.postinst runs mount{kern,devsub}fs.sh

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> WHY are we running this on a postinst?

Good question.  It's not really necessary to do so.  When run in the standard
root the scripts just ensure that mtab lists all the virtual filesystems.

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