/etc/fstab early creation
meher.khiari at netwaybsb.com
Thu Feb 12 23:36:36 PST 2004
> Is there any problem with creating an empty /etc/fstab file in LFS 5.0
> chapter 6 before mounting /proc? I don't know why there
> would be and I
> would like to get rid of the "can't open /etc/fstab" message.
> It's not a
> big deal. Just annoying. I didn't see anyting in the FAQ
> saying this was
> good or bad. I am also curious about the rason why it isn't touched
> before creating /proc. If anyone knows the reason, please
> let me know.
There is no prob.
For the annoying message, you can use your solution or just pass the -n
parameter to mount.
> Also, will filesystems in /etc/fstab be mounted at chroot? In other
> words, will creating /etc/fstab and populating it with /proc
> and /dev/pts
> make it easier to chroot back into the lfs system if I need
> to leave it
> for any reason? Or, am I just doomed to mounting these filesystems
> everytime I chroot? Also not a big deal. Just annoying.
the chroot will not scan fstab for mounting your filesystems !
> I suppose I could try it, but before I do something that
> could mess up my
> LFS build, I thought I would ask.
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