submount question

jonathan jonathan at hirschman.net
Sat Mar 23 19:21:53 PST 2002


Um, I don't see a reason why you couldn't put all this in the fstab for
your host machine... I didn't, but I didn't think it was a big deal to
type in the commands should I need to reboot (which I didn't)...

jonathan

On Sun, 24 Mar 2002, harvit wrote:

> K, thx for the quick reply, but:
> is it possible to perform an ordered AUTO-mounting at boot time?
>
> I assume I can make such sub-mounts manually but I rather rarely stay
> at the machine, which provides several services. The problem is that I
> need to take into account some break-downs in power supply and the server
> is supposed to auto-bootup when the power is back (no, huge UPS'es are too
> expensive for me :).
> So I'd like to know if the fstab entries are processed succesively or not?
> Or maybe there's another way to define boot time mount hierarchy?
>
> Well, maybe just giving a shot to try it would be a better solution :)
>
> thx again,
>
> harvit
>
>
> On Sat, 23 Mar 2002 20:40:04 -0500 (EST)
> jonathan <jonathan at hirschman.net> wrote:
>
> > That's how I did my system. I was building a system on a compact flash
> > card, but also need to use a hard drive as well. Soo...
> >
> > The compact flash card (on an IDE controller, with adapter), was
> > /dev/hdc The hard drive for the target system was /dev/hdd. This drive
> > was partitioned three ways - hdd1, hdd2, hdd3
> >
> > I mounted the compact flash card on /mnt/lfs,
> >
> > mount -t ext2 /dev/hdc /mnt/lfs
> >
> > I then created the directory structure, including /mnt/lfs /usr,
> > /mnt/lfs/home and /mnt/lfs/var (which will become your chroot'd /usr,
> > /home and /var). I didn't make any subdirectories in those.
> >
> > Then...
> >
> > mount -t ext2 /dev/hdd1 /mnt/lfs/usr
> > mount -t ext2 /dev/hdd2 /mnt/lfs/home
> > mount -t ext2 /dev/hdd3 /mnt/lfs/var
> >
> > then I made subdirectories.
> >
> > worked just fine.
> >
> > jonathan
> >
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