On 6/26/2015 12:38 PM, Robert Heller wrote: > At Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:58:07 -0400 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote: > >> On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 01:27:47PM -0600, Chris Murphy wrote: >>> It's bad design. First, it's a nested mount: file system A on /, and >>> file system B on /boot, and file system C on /boot/efi. Therefore the >>> mount process must make sure they're mounted in that order, or there's >>> failure. >> I've never once had a problem with nested mounts. Is this a problem >> people have? First I've heard of it. > 'mount -av' has *long* supported nested mounts. Nested mounts are a 'trick' > from the days of UNIX from way back when. Mount knows all about going through > /etc/fatab and coming up with a sane and correct order for mounting file > systems. > The only issue I have ever had is if / is not listed first. For some reason that I cannot remember I once listed /boot first in /etc/fstab and the system could not remount / as RW as the first thing mount did was mount /boot. Apparently it failed to recognize / needed a remount before mounting anything else.