nfs mounts don't work through fstab

Stanislav Sedov stas at
Tue Feb 19 18:02:33 UTC 2008

On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 03:33:22PM +0000 Wilhelm B. Kloke mentioned:
> Dominic Fandrey <LoN_Kamikaze at> schrieb:
> > My nfs mounts haven't been working by their fstab entries, ever since I 
> > switched to RELENG_7. Today I took the time tracking the issue down by 
> > adding lots of printf to mount.c. I tracked the problem down to the function
> > fstabscan() in the file "/usr/src/lib/libc/gen/fstab.c".
> >
> I have a problem which is possibly related to this one. My FreeBSD7-amd64
> system fails to boot, because the network device nfe0 cannot be
> configured by dhclient. Dhclient refuses to work because / is not
> yet writeable. So I have to mount_-u_-o_r_/ manually, start
> dhclient_nfe0 again, and quit single-user mode to get the
> system booted.

Do you mount your / via nfs?

Stanislav Sedov

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