Re: [Vserver] Can't bind-mount host->guest

From: Chuck <>
Date: Sat 29 Oct 2005 - 16:57:58 BST
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On Saturday 29 October 2005 10:11 am, Bruno wrote:

hmm.. not sure what version you are running, but with the latest dev, there is
an fstab in every guest configuration that has bind mounts for portage in it
that get mounted and umounted as the guest is started/stopped. they bind to
the host portage dirs, so as long as the host portage is mounted, these will
reflect any changes made in the host such as sync or distfiles additions

> Hi,
> On my Gentoo Host+Guest I have a squashfs copy of portage which is
> loop-mounted at boot time on the host and then bind-mounted to the guest
> using the vserver's fstab in /etc/vservers/...
> How can I unmount+mount this snapshot with propagation to the guests when
> image is updated?
> Best would be to have a "vmount" tool provided by util-vserver that can
> anything from guest->guest or even host->guest. It should work with the
> host's mount command (if needed) so it works even if the guest do not have
> mount installed.
> Bruno
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