order in fstab and md/mfs (extra info)
ronald-freebsd3 at klop.yi.org
Sun Nov 23 16:10:26 PST 2003
On Mon, 24 Nov 2003 01:02:09 +0100, Ronald Klop
> Today I noticed my mfs on /tmp not mounting properly, because of the
> order of the entries in fstab.
> Mfs can't be mounted too early. Is this meant to be or should there be a
> second stage for this mount, just like nfs mounts which are deferred
> until after the network is up.
> I saw it is documented in one line in 'man fstab', that order is
> important, but not many examples about this.
> Running 5.2-BETA cvsupped today on P-II 400Mhz (UP), 256 MB, IDE.
It still fails with:
mfs: mdconfig (attach) exited with error code 1
Mounting /etc/fstab filesystems failed, startup aborted
Any hints? Same experiences?
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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