r3284 - trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config

dj at linuxfromscratch.org dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Jan 15 02:36:06 PST 2005

Author: dj
Date: 2005-01-15 03:36:05 -0700 (Sat, 15 Jan 2005)
New Revision: 3284

Added mention of _netdev to netfs

Modified: trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/netfs.xml
--- trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/netfs.xml	2005-01-15 00:30:04 UTC (rev 3283)
+++ trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/netfs.xml	2005-01-15 10:36:05 UTC (rev 3284)
@@ -17,14 +17,16 @@
 <para>While <acronym>LFS</acronym> is capable of mounting network file
 systems such as <acronym>NFS</acronym>, these are not mounted by the
-<filename>mountfs</filename> init script.  The tools needed to mount
-these systems may not be available on the root partition and the
-network file systems need to be mounted after the networking is activated.
-These file systems also need to be unmounted before the network goes 
+<filename>mountfs</filename> init script. Network file systems must be 
+mounted after the networking is activated and unmounted before the network 
+goes down.  The <filename>netfs</filename> bootscript was written to 
+handle both boot-time mounting of network filesystems, if the entry in 
+<filename>/etc/fstab</filename> contains the <option>_netdev</option>
+option, and unmounting of all network filesystems before the network is 
+brought down.</para>
 <para>Install the <filename>/etc/rc.d/init.d/netfs</filename>
-network mount script included with the
+bootscript included with the
 <xref linkend="intro-important-bootscripts"/> package.</para>
 <screen><userinput><command>make install-netfs</command></userinput></screen>

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