[kwlug-disc] Adding (setting up) 2nd disk.

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Tue Jan 26 16:55:55 EST 2010



Colin Mackay wrote, On 01/26/2010 4:41 PM:
> That's where the 'mount --bind' comes into play, it's not a soft OR
> hard link and you can use it in the fstab as well.
> 
> Read this link, it's short and tells you what's wrong with soft
> linking a directory.  Apparently you can't hard link a directory?
> 
> http://aplawrence.com/Linux/mount_bind.html

I did read it, and caught the non-deletable nature of the beast.

I haven't had a chance to read the related articles yet.

But a link by any other name, still has its own subtleties. Which is 
why I asked about ramifications. [Cause, obviously, I'm not catching 
the subtleties of the ramifications of what you seem to have seen 
inherently in the text of the article, that I'm oblivious to.] (-:



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