fstab option to 'skip' a file system?
Marc G. Fournier
scrappy at hub.org
Sun Jun 12 03:56:57 GMT 2005
On Sat, 11 Jun 2005, Bob Bomar wrote:
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> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> | Is there an option that I can add to fstab (or some way of doing it?)
> | that, when a server reboots, it will 'ignore' that file system, but I
> | can still do a 'mount /fs' after the fact?
> | I have remote servers that I'd like to manually fsck one of the file
> | systems after it comes up, but I don't have a serial console enabled on
> | them (yet!) ... so, i'd like it to ignore that one file system on
> | reboot, but still have it listed in /etc/fstab ...
> | Setting 'passno' to 0, I believe, will cause it to fail to boot due to
> | an unclean file system, so that doesn't appear to be an option ...
> | Is that possible?
> ~From the fstab(5) man page:
> If the option ``noauto'' is specified, the file system will not be auto-
> ~ matically mounted at system startup.
> Just add noauto to the Options for that fs.
Perfect, thanks ... I've used that for cdrom, not sure why I didn't think
of it for a regular file system :(
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