Seth W. Klein sk at
Thu Oct 10 17:51:29 PDT 2002

Ian Chilton <ian at> wrote:
> What was the reason for symlinking /etc/mtab to /proc/mounts in the
> later lfs versions?
> I dont like the output df now gives so I think i'll change it back. I
> should be able to just touch /etc/mtab and reboot, right?

As another poster mentioned, this has been covered extensively. I
plan to post a patch for the book and bootscripts a couple weeks
from now. Until then, please use the mtab hint at:

Seth W. Klein
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