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Re: Where to mount "miscellaneous" filesystems?



On Wed, Jun 22, 2005 at 09:50:27AM -0500, Ian Pilcher wrote:
> I have several filesystems that I used to put at /mnt/...  Since that's
> now frowned upon, but they're not removable media, I can't figure out
> where I'm supposed to put the darn things.  Here's how I used to do it:

Here at BU, we use "/fs" as a root point for miscellaneous filesystems like
these. This isn't FHS-compliant in any way, and it's another top-level
directory, but Oh Well. :)


> The FHS is great at telling me where not to put them, but silent on the
> issue of where they actually belong.

I think it's fine for *you* to put them there -- just that the distro or
other packages shouldn't.

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