How to suppress boot up messages from sysutils/automount

Jan Beich jbeich at
Sat Aug 5 16:00:36 UTC 2017

Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman at> writes:

> When I boot I get a lot of junk messages (hints about how to configure it)
> form sysutils/automount while I want to keep automount in the startup I
> want to suppress these messages -- how?
> Note without both settings below it does not automount my flash drive
> (da4)... also coping /usr/local/etc/automount.conf.sample to
> /usr/local/automount.conf (with appropriate edits) doesn't make the
> messages go away:
> I have the following in my rc.conf:
> autofs_enable="YES"
> and the following in devd.conf:
> # Discard autofs caches, useful for the -media special map.
> notify 100 {
>         match "system" "GEOM";
>         match "subsystem" "DEV";
>         action "/usr/local/sbin/automount -c";
> };

sysutils/automount has no relation to autofs(5). The former doesn't
support "automount -c". Perhaps, you need to pick either one instead of
trying to use both at the same time.

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