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Old 06-11-2012, 11:06 AM   #1
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Question duplicate mount names

One of our DBA's recently noticed that there is a duplicate mount points. Being new to linux, I know I'm guessing I have to dismount, rename and mount again?
Can someone please confirm these steps for me.

df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
35G 8.4G 25G 26% /
/dev/hda1 99M 26M 69M 28% /boot
tmpfs 16G 0 16G 0% /dev/shm
50G 180M 47G 1% /sybaselog
247G 22G 212G 10% /sybasedev
50G 180M 47G 1% /sybaselog
689G 242G 448G 36% /ldnas4
Old 06-11-2012, 11:16 AM   #2
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I hate to quibble, but what you have is two devices mounted to the SAME mountpoint---it is interesting to note that this is perfectly legal (but probably not what you want... ) If I am not mistaken, what you will see when accessing /sybaselog depends on the order in which the devices were mounted.

Regardless. your asssumption is (almost)correct. unmount BOTH devices from sybaselog, then create a new mountpoint (or select an existing) for one of them, finally, remount as needed
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Thanks. I did just and and it seems to have resolved the issue.


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