cvs commit: src/sbin/mount mntopts.h mount.8 mount.c
rwatson at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 30 06:41:59 PST 2004
On Tue, 30 Nov 2004, Doug Barton wrote:
> >>FYI, this commit seems to have broken my line in fstab which has worked for
> >>a long time:
> >>md /tmp mfs rw,-s16m,noatime,nosuid,nodev 2 0
> >>Is it useful for the nodev option to cause a hard failure here? Note, I'm
> >>not arguing against either change, just pointing out a side effect.
> > There's no longer a "nodev" option, please ask Poul-Henning for details. ;)
> Yes, I understand the mechanics, I'm just curious if you think that this
> should result in a fatal error. It sounds like you think that the answer
> to that is yes, which if that is the correct answer I'm fine with that.
I think a reasonable alternative would be for use of the nodev option to
silently no-op in all cases but (perhaps) devfs, since the behavior
described for nodev is in fact now simply the way the system behaves.
Maybe the middle ground is to print a warning?
Robert N M Watson FreeBSD Core Team, TrustedBSD Projects
robert at fledge.watson.org Principal Research Scientist, McAfee Research
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