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How the contents of a directory are impacted (and when and/or if they are available for use) when a file system is mounted on that directory.

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  • Thanks !!! Makes since and thanks for the link for the question – Yan Jul 14 '14 at 23:31
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The answers to this superuser question should answer your question.

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It will just be mounted, and the files disappear, coming back when the folder is umounted.

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It works like a stack, if you mount something else, it hides the previous content. When you unmount, the previous stuff becomes visible again.

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Under Linux, there is a way to see the hidden files. You can use mount --bind to get another view of the filesystem where the mount point is. For example...

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  • makes since and thanks for the quick response – Yan Jul 14 '14 at 23:31

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