order in fstab and md/mfs (extra info)

Ronald Klop 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 
<ronald_at_echteman_dot_nl> wrote:

> Hello,
> 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?

  Ronald Klop
  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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