conf/48195: /var/db/mounttab error on diskless boot

Brooks Davis brooks at
Mon Feb 14 16:10:24 PST 2005

The following reply was made to PR conf/48195; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Brooks Davis <brooks at>
To: Harry Coin <harrycoin at>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at
Subject: Re: conf/48195: /var/db/mounttab error on diskless boot
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2005 16:08:58 -0800

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 This is a warning, not an error.  If you're unable to boot, you are
 having a different problem.
 The real bug is that there is no way to tell mount_* commands to not
 write to /var/db/mounttab when it is pointless.
 -- Brooks
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