Am 01.12.2016 um 02:36 schrieb Manuel Amador (Rudd-O):
On 09/26/2016 10:31 AM, Reindl Harald wrote:
Am 26.09.2016 um 11:27 schrieb Oliver Neukum:
On Sun, 2016-09-25 at 23:57 +0200, Reindl Harald wrote:
RTFM - when you don't say "nofail" it's ecpected to be crucial
your entry says it's crucial
That in turn raises the question why the default should be different
than what is used in earlier systems
because earlier systems (sysvinit) hat no concept like emergency mode
as they where a lousy bunch of scripts where you ended in case of a
crucial disk failing in a undefined state?
because earlier systems had no concept for "nofail" or "fail" at all
Yes, they did. Boot would fail if a device in fstab was set to mount on
boot (option "noauto" absent) and it was not present during boot.
This is precisely why nofail is the default.
that's nonsesne just because common sense
when "nofail" would be the default "nofail" would be useless at all and
you would need a "afil" option - isn't that crystal clear?
Sergei is right. RTFM
"man fstab" says clearly "don't report errrors if the device does not
exist" which clearly implies "report errors when nofail is missing" and
what should happen when something repots and erorr is pretty clear
defined these days
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