Passing options to Newfs in the FreeBSD installer
dhenin at fnet.fr
Sun Apr 2 18:39:01 UTC 2006
Very nice answer.
2006/4/2, Erik Trulsson <ertr1013 at student.uu.se>:
> On Sun, Apr 02, 2006 at 04:24:48PM +0000, valentin_nils at be-known-online.com wrote:
> > Hello FreeBSD Fans ;-),
> > I have a probably simple question,which kept me busy for several days by now.
> > I have a few years experience with Linux and would like to extend my knowledge
> > now to the BSD*s.
> > Hopefully my question is not too stupid so that somebody can point me into the
> > correct direction. Anyway here we go...
> > During the FreeBSD installation I would like to pass parameters to the programm
> > which creates the filesystem *newfs if I understand that correctly.
> > I would like to pass the following options: nosuid, noexec, userquota &
> > groupquota to some partitions.
> > Whatever I do - even when I want to pass only a single option - I get as a error
> > message "Invalid argument"
> > 1) Are the above options "nosuid, noexec, userquota, groupquota" valid options
> > to be passed to the installer programme newfs or do I have some misspells here
> > ?
> Those are not options that can be passed to newfs or used when creating the
> filesystem. They are options for mount(8) and can be put in /etc/fstab to
> be used when you are mounting the filesystem. (See the mount(8) and fstab(5)
> > 2) How would I separate several options in the installers input screen after
> > pressing "G", by komma (,) by semicolon (;) or just by space ( ) ?
> Assuming that you are still talking about options to newfs, you write the
> options exactly as you would do on the command line.
> (See the newfs(8) manpage for available options.)
> (If you do not have a FreeBSD system available with manpages installed, they
> can also be found at http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi )
> > I did search the mailing lists up and down and consulted my book from Michael
> > Lucas and googled, but somehow I didnt find the answer.
> > I would appreciate any replies.
> > Best regards
> > Nils Valentin
> > http://www.be-known-online.com
> <Insert your favourite quote here.>
> Erik Trulsson
> ertr1013 at student.uu.se
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