Monting nfs at boot

Warren Block wblock at
Wed Jan 26 16:12:07 UTC 2011

On Wed, 26 Jan 2011, Polytropon wrote:

> On Wed, 26 Jan 2011 10:31:10 +0100, Sven-Åke Svensson <sa at> wrote:
>> When booting amd64 it looks like it try to mount the nfs directories
>> before the network is up. On the screen I can see that it try to mount
>> and then there is a line telling that the network interface is up. There
>> it locks up for some minutes before it continue and mounting.
>> [...]
>> Maybe there are some easy configuration fix, but I can't find it.
> Check out the -l option of mount, and the corresponding
> keyword "late" in /etc/fstab. See "man mount" for details.
> Also see /etc/rc.d/mountlate to learn how it works (and
> if it fits your requirements).

Using SYNCDHCP instead of just DHCP in /etc/rc.conf ifconfig lines may 
also help.

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