mount command absurdly verbose?

Tom Horsley horsley1953 at
Tue Nov 22 19:22:28 UTC 2011

On Tue, 22 Nov 2011 19:01:43 +0000
Marko Vojinovic wrote:

> After some reading about this, it appears to me that the problem lies in the 
> common misconception that bind mounts are somehow different from ordinary 
> mounts.

If they aren't different then there is no bind option to the mount
command, and the /proc/self/mountinfo file doesn't exist because
there isn't any information available for it to convey.

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