remote mount hangs sysstem

paul beard paulbeard at
Sun Nov 23 14:19:21 PST 2003

On Nov 23, 2003, at 12:13 PM, RYAN vAN GINNEKEN wrote:

> Is there a way to mount a cdrom or  remote file systems using fstab 
> but not having it crash out the system.  example if i have a nfs share 
> set up to another machine and that machine goes down the next time i 
> reboot  my system the machine hangs when it cannot find the share and 
> will not allow me to do anything and i have to hook up a monitor and 
> keyboard to get it back the same happens when there is an error on a 
> cd rom

make sure the entry on /etc/fstab is set to noauto: then the client 
won't try to mount the filesystem on boot.
Paul Beard
paulbeard [at]

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