On Wednesday 21 January 2009 08:14:49 Clifton Royston wrote: > On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 12:01:04PM +0100, Matias Surdi wrote: > > Hi, > > > > Is there any way to avoid the system going to single user mode when a > > secondary storage device cannot be mounted?. > > > > I mean, if all system filesystems are OK, how can set up a device with a > > custom mount point so that when it's tried to mount at boot time and > > fails doesn't cause the system to be in single user mode? > > > > I know that if in fstab I set the last parameter to "0" checking will > > not be made at boot time, but instead what I want is the check to be > > run, correct any automatically correctable error, and continue booting > > anyway, despite the result of the check.Later a custom script will check > > the filesystem and send a mail, for example. > > Try this: > > Set to "noauto" in /etc/fstab, and add a custom script to run at the > end of the boot process to check and mount your special device if it's > OK, and do whatever additional processing you want if not. > -- Clifton
<wishlist> It would be nice if the mount_nfs -b flag would be 'universally' supported, so that removable devices can be mounted pending on presence. </wishlist> -- Mel Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules and never get to the software part. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"