remote mount hangs sysstem

Sun Nov 23 14:36:41 PST 2003

So if i set to noauto does it still get mounted or do i have to execute 
a command later

paul beard wrote:

> 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.
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