On Sun, 15 Nov 2009 19:23:15 -0700 David Allen <the.real.david.al...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2. My second question is in regards to using the 'xx' fstype to have > the system ignore that device. > > Consider, for example, a geli encrypted partition. The .eli device > doesn't exist at boot time. I discovered by accident that the system > won't boot with an fstab entry for a device that doesn't exist. So > if I was to record an entry in fstab, I couldn't use > > /dev/ad1e.eli /home/david/private ufs rw 0 0 > geli partitions can exist at mount time, but you either have to be present at the console to type-in the pass-phrase or configure it to use a passfile. If you attach your geli-partitions manually then you can either set the fstab entries to noauto, or omit them altogether. _______________________________________________ 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"