remote mount hangs sysstem

Scott W wegster at
Sun Nov 23 14:30:49 PST 2003


> 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
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Use the background (-b or bg) and interruptible (-i or intr) options, 
along with a reasonable timeout.  See
man mount_nfs for the specifics.


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