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Date:	Wed, 30 Apr 2008 20:13:41 -0700
From:	Greg KH <>
To:	"Serge E. Hallyn" <>
Cc:	Benjamin Thery <>,, Al Viro <>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <>,
	Tejun Heo <>,
	Daniel Lezcano <>,
	Pavel Emelyanov <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/10] sysfs tagged directories

On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 02:34:17PM -0500, Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> Finally, to give an idea about how the trees end up looking, here is
> what I just did on my test box;
> /usr/sbin/ip link add type veth
> mount --bind /mnt /mnt
> mkdir /mnt/sys
> mount --make-shared /mnt
> ns_exec -cmn /bin/sh  # unshare netns and mounts ns
>  # At this point, I still see eth0 and friends under /sys/class/net etc
> mount -t sysfs none /sys
>  # At this point, /sys/class/net has only lo0 and sit0, and
>  # /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:03.0/net:eth0 is a dead link
> mount --bind /sys /mnt/sys
> echo $$
> 	3050
> (back in another shell):
> /usr/sbin/ip link set veth1 netns 3050
> (back in container shell):
> /usr/sbin/ip link set veth1 name eth0
>  # Now /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:03.0/net:eth0 is a live link to
>  # the /sys/class/net/eth0 which is really the original veth1
> exit
> ls /mnt/sys/class/net
>  # empty directory

What does this all look like without CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED enabled,
which is what all sane distros do these days.  That's going to change
the look of the tree for stuff like this a lot I think...


greg k-h
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