who can explain why the change to mounting directories

view story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – When I mount an ntfs partition with volume label, thearchies, I discovered that fedora has created a new mount point for devices, /run. Can anyone explain what place /run has in the file hierarchy standard or is this just fedora 17's own idiosyncracy? this is what the mount command produced for that volume. Code: /dev/sda5 on /run/media/odimegwu/thearchies type fuseblk (rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,user_id=0,group_id=0,default_permissions,allow_other,blksize=4096) you can notice that media, which most linux distros use for mounting external devices, comes after run i.e /run/media. who can (HowTos)