Mount same ext3 filesystem in 2 places... at the same time

William Muriithi william.muriithi-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at
Tue Sep 29 15:00:10 UTC 2009

> Still being a #NIX newbie, thought I ought to pose the question:
> Can an ext3 filesystem be mounted in 2 places at the same time?
No, unless you want data corruption.

Only cluster aware file system like gfs can safely be mounted in multiple points

> Thanks!
> JohnM
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