Robert Davison <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > I've just installed an external SCSI hard drive in the form of a sun > StorEdge. All is working well. > > The StorEdge has two drives called da0 and da1 respectivly. > > I've put entries into /etc/fstab so that they are mounted on boot as /s and > /t. My question is....... > > If I dont have the StorEdge running 24/7 and I reboot the server, the boot > process fails when mounting the file systems as /s /t can not be reached. > > Is there anyway of writing an automount line in fstab that is smart enough > to know that if the /s and /t are not reachable then continue with the boot > process without stopping. My fstab enty is... > > /dev/da0s1d /s ufs rw 0 0 > > I see that the cdrom has the entry > > /dev/cd0 /cdrom cd9660 ro,noauto 0 0 > > Is it simply a case of changing the mount option to rw,noauto ??
To start with, yes. If you don't use "noauto", then the disk *has* to be there at boot. You might want to put in some devfs rules to mount the disks when they show up. Or an automounter. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"