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Old 03-27-2004, 08:54 AM   #1
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what is the difference between /etc/fstab and /etc/mtab ?


what is the difference between /etc/fstab and /etc/mtab ?
 
Old 03-27-2004, 09:02 AM   #2
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fstab is the information of filesystems on the computer
mtab is the currently mounted filesystems
 
Old 03-27-2004, 09:15 AM   #3
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thanks a lot Komakino

(i was thinking so, but i was not sure)
 
  


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