F15: ugly behavior of "df"

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Mon Jun 20 08:04:28 UTC 2011

Am 20.06.2011 02:16, schrieb Reindl Harald:
> Am 20.06.2011 02:11, schrieb Nicholas Miell:
>> 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
> hm - bad
> thinking of chrooted sftp with a hughe count of bind-mounts
> for the users this will be really confusing

and here the first cron-mails because scripts do see things they
have not to see, this is not only ugly, it changes behavior and
should be reverted - not anything waht will be changed in things
worked for nearly 40 years makes them really better!

-------- Original-Nachricht --------
Betreff: Cron <root at srv-rhsoft>      nice -n 19 run-parts /etc/cron.daily
Datum: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 04:02:09 +0200 (CEST)
Von: Cron Daemon <root at srv-rhsoft.rhsoft.net>
An: root at srv-rhsoft.rhsoft.net


/bin/df: `/var/named/chroot/etc/named': Permission denied
/bin/df: `/var/named/chroot/usr/lib64/bind': Permission denied
/bin/df: `/var/named/chroot/etc/named.iscdlv.key': Permission denied
/bin/df: `/var/named/chroot/etc/named.root.key': Permission denied

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