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Old 29th July 2011, 06:40 PM
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where is /home mounted from?

Everything works fine, but I wonder, where /home is mounted from since it is not in fstab (but in mtab):

[root@fedora15 ~]# df -hP
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
rootfs 18G 3.7G 14G 22% /
udev 491M 0 491M 0% /dev
tmpfs 500M 380K 499M 1% /dev/shm
tmpfs 500M 644K 499M 1% /run
/dev/mapper/vg_fedora15-lv_root 18G 3.7G 14G 22% /
tmpfs 500M 0 500M 0% /sys/fs/cgroup
tmpfs 500M 0 500M 0% /media
/dev/sda1 485M 47M 414M 11% /boot
/dev/mapper/vg_fedora15-lv_root 18G 3.7G 14G 22% /tmp
/dev/mapper/vg_fedora15-lv_root 18G 3.7G 14G 22% /var/tmp
/dev/mapper/vg_fedora15-lv_root 18G 3.7G 14G 22% /home
[root@fedora15 ~]# cat /etc/fstab

# /etc/fstab
# Created by anaconda on Fri Jul 22 21:05:27 2011
# Accessible filesystems, by reference, are maintained under '/dev/disk'
# See man pages fstab(5), findfs(8), mount(8) and/or blkid(8) for more info
/dev/mapper/vg_fedora15-lv_root / ext4 defaults 1 1
UUID=e0f16308-21b1-4ca6-adf3-ee65d4d3c7b5 /boot ext4 defaults 1 2
/dev/mapper/vg_fedora15-lv_swap swap swap defaults 0 0
tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
sysfs /sys sysfs defaults 0 0
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
[root@fedora15 ~]# grep home /etc/fstab || echo "not in fstab"
not in fstab
[root@fedora15 ~]# uname -a
Linux fedora15 #1 SMP Wed Jul 6 13:58:54 UTC 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
[root@fedora15 ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release
Fedora release 15 (Lovelock)
[root@fedora15 ~]# ll /home/
total 4
drwx------. 21 eric eric 4096 Jul 29 18:43 eric
[root@fedora15 ~]# ll -d /home
drwxr-xr-x. 3 root root 4096 May 18 13:33 /home

this is strange. Should bin in /etc/fstab, shouldn`t it. Thanks for explanation.
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