mount order, Was: nfs mounts don't work through fstab

Volker volker at
Wed Feb 20 11:49:00 UTC 2008

On 12/23/-58 20:59, Wilhelm B. Kloke wrote:
> Stanislav Sedov <stas at> schrieb:
>>> 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?
> No. The nfs mounts are not needed early.
> My idea about the problem was wrong, anyway. In my fstab there are
> nullfs mounts which depend on the nfs mounts. I did not find a way
> to delay these mounts. Giving them a higher mount pass number does
> not seem to work.


what about the 'late' option?


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