FreeBSD installation doesn't work
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Fri Sep 19 10:17:38 UTC 2008
Oliver Fromme <olli at secnetix.de> wrote:
> Matthew Seaman wrote:
> > Mel wrote:
> > > that's aside from the fact that the root partition '/' always has to be the
> > > first partition, for the simple reason that everything else is mounted on top
> > > of it.
> > It's not the partition device names that determine the mount order, but
> > the order of the entries in /etc/fstab.
> Actually not even the order in /etc/fstab matters. You can
> place the root file system last and it will still work.
Uhm, just to be sure: We are talking about the *root* file
Of course, the order of the *remaining* file systems in
/etc/fstab (without "noauto" flag) *does* matter, because
this is the order in which they are mounted by the RC
scripts. Only the root file system is special.
PS: BTW, Mel, your email address doesn't work. I get
bounces from your mail server.
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