mount question

Craig White craigwhite at
Fri Jan 16 19:59:35 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-01-16 at 14:23 -0500, Steve wrote:
> ---- Robin Laing <Robin.Laing at> wrote: 
> > > 
> > 
> >  From the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard.
> > 
> >
> That page has not been updated since 2004. Still valid? Apparently, HAL doesn't think so.
still valid for sure - /media remains the mount point for removable
> That would seem to say that a permanently mouted filesystem such a a Windows partition on a dual boot system should not be mounted in /media since it is not removeable nor should it be mounted in /mnt since it is permanently mounted.
> But then where?
anywhere you want

mkdir /disk2
mount /dev/sdb1 /disk2

what's the difference? Even if you mount it somewhere, you can still
'bind' mount it elsewhere at the same time (usually better than symlink
- especially when using selinux)


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