uptime from sh-utils broken? (was: Re: uptime & w)
dagmar.wants at nospam.com
Wed Jul 30 12:40:33 PDT 2003
On Wed, 2003-07-30 at 14:13, Ulrich Fahrenberg wrote:
> On 30 Jul 2003, Dagmar d'Surreal wrote:
> > There are almost zero cases where it is useful to _not_ mount
> > /proc. The uptime command failing because you don't have proc
> > mounted does not make it broken.
> I don't know who told you that I didn't mount /proc. I have /proc
> mounted. But on another issue: what are these, almost zero, cases
> where it could be useful to umount /proc?
Would you bother mounting proc on a stripped down rescue disk? If you
had a floppy or CD whose only job in life was to erase IDE drives in a
hurry, would you need to mount /proc? etc, etc...
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