From: Barry, Christopher <cbarry@in...> - 2005-04-21 16:20:46
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Blaisorblade [mailto:blaisorblade@...]=20
> Sent: Thursday, April 21, 2005 12:15 PM
> To: user-mode-linux-user@...
> Cc: Mark Huth
> Subject: Re: [uml-user] uml + unionfs (via hostfs)
> On Thursday 21 April 2005 10:40, Mark Huth wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I was wondering if it is possible for hostfs to work with
> > unionfs? I am just doing a bit of experimenting at the
> > moment - I am using unionfs on the host machine and I have
> > the unionfs module loaded within UML, but whenever I try to
> > do, say, an ls of the host via the hostfs mount my UML
> > virtual machine crashes.
> Can you post the obtained message? I've not yet seen any UML=20
> machine crashing=20
> by a "ls" on hostfs.
> However, what does unionfs do (at least from the user=20
> viewpoint)? Can you also=20
> supply the URL (sorry for my laziness but I'm really busy).
> > Thought I'd just check to see if anyone else has had better
> > luck than me before I dive into any kernel debugging (and
> > drown).
> Nobody tried such a combination (for what I'm aware).
> > Admittedly I'm not using the latest kernels -=20
> > 2.6.10 on the host and only 2.6.9 for UML, and also I don't
> > understand well enough the technologies behind unionfs and
> > hostfs to know if it is even possible.
> > Regards,
> > Mark
> Paolo Giarrusso, aka Blaisorblade
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