Delaying mount of UFS filesystem in ZFS pool
aaron at aaronholmes.net
Thu May 29 17:11:03 UTC 2008
I didn't think of mountlate, that may work. What I ended up doing was
adding the "noauto" option and running a cronjob that checks and mounts
Unfortunately, I learned that quotas only apply to mount points and not
directories, so I may not be of any use for testing new things in the
Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 02:04:56PM -0700, Aaron Holmes wrote:
>> I have a UFS filesystem inside a zpool:
>> tank on /tank (zfs, local)
>> /dev/zvol/tank/ufs on /mnt/ufs (ufs, local, acls)
>> If I add that entry (/dev/zvol/tank/ufs) to /etc/fstab, it will try to
>> mount as a critical filesystem on boot, however, because ZFS hasn't yet
>> loaded, this fails and causes all sorts of fun for me.
>> Currently I have that filesystem mounting via a cronjob that checks
>> every minute if it's mounted.. definitely not ideal.
>> I need this filesystem in /etc/fstab so I can setup quotas on it (if
>> there is some other way to get quotas working, great, point me to a link
>> or two).
>> So what I'm thinking for a solution is to delay the mount of this
>> filesystem until ZFS has loaded, but I'm not sure of a way to do this
>> with the filesystem in /etc/fstab, and without extensive hacking to one
>> or more rc scripts.
> Adding 'late' flag in "Options" section to the fstab entry may help,
> although I don't think it will help with quotas:
> # rcorder /etc/rc.d/*
> We might consider running rc.d/quota after rc.d/mountlate, not sure if
> it won't break something else. I added freebsd-rc@ to CC.
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