fstab option to 'skip' a file system?
bob at ibsd.us
Sun Jun 12 03:37:41 GMT 2005
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Marc G. Fournier wrote:
| Is there an option that I can add to fstab (or some way of doing it?)
| that, when a server reboots, it will 'ignore' that file system, but I
| can still do a 'mount /fs' after the fact?
| I have remote servers that I'd like to manually fsck one of the file
| systems after it comes up, but I don't have a serial console enabled on
| them (yet!) ... so, i'd like it to ignore that one file system on
| reboot, but still have it listed in /etc/fstab ...
| Setting 'passno' to 0, I believe, will cause it to fail to boot due to
| an unclean file system, so that doesn't appear to be an option ...
| Is that possible?
~From the fstab(5) man page:
If the option ``noauto'' is specified, the file system will not be auto-
~ matically mounted at system startup.
Just add noauto to the Options for that fs.
bob at bomar.us
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