Solved: Re: order in fstab and md/mfs (extra info)

Ronald Klop ronald-freebsd4 at
Fri Nov 28 06:06:47 PST 2003


I found out, that md wasn't loaded as a module and not compiled into the 
MD_LOAD="YES" in /boot/loader.conf fixed the problem.


On Mon, 24 Nov 2003 01:10:18 +0100, Ronald Klop 
<ronald-freebsd3 at> wrote:

> 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.

  Ronald Klop
  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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