Nathan Coulson conathan at
Wed Apr 20 00:06:58 PDT 2005

On 4/19/05, Bruce Dubbs <bdubbs at> wrote:
> I just ran into a problem I want to clarify.
> When using nfs mounted partitions as a client, the options in fstab need
> to have a _netdev parameter set or you get a failure in the mountfs
> bootscript.
> In the nfs-client bootscript, remote nfs partitions need to be actually
> mounted:
>   mount -a -t nfs
> This means an update is needed to both the nfs-utils client config and
> the bootscript.  I want to verify before I make the changes.
>   -- Bruce

The netfs bootscript is actually where remote filesystems are
mounted...  I believe it is in Chapter 4 , Configuring for Network

It just mounts all mounts with the _netfs option. [samba, nfs, e.t.c]

Nathan Coulson (conathan)
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