F15: ugly behavior of "df"

Nicholas Miell nmiell at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 00:11:52 UTC 2011

On 06/19/2011 03:30 PM, Reindl Harald wrote:
> what triggers that since F15 every bind-mount is displayed in
> "df" with "ext4" and the full volume-szize and additionally
> if BIND is running in a chroot FOUR volumes with the size
> of the root-fs are shown and a normal user gets "access denied"?
> this is way too much for 3 physical volumes!

This is because /proc/mounts doesn't store the fact that they're bind
mounts, and /etc/mtab is now a symlink to /proc/mounts instead of a
regular file maintained by mount and umount.

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