After rebooting FCt2 /etcfstab is restored

Alan Cox alan at
Sun Oct 10 19:22:24 UTC 2004

On Sun, Oct 10, 2004 at 11:52:03AM -0600, Michal Jaegermann wrote:
> and are overwriting it on every boot.  Until we will get back a
> control over what may or may not be modified in /etc/fstab various
> aspects of that will be always totally busted; sometimes in very
> dangerous and surprising ways.

chattr +i /etc/fstab stops HAL from screwing up your computer. It's not
the "ideal" solution but its a quick temporary one. Probably hal needs to
learn to merge its settings better so user preferences are kept.

> File a bug in bugzilla.  Complaining on this list has a very
> limited impact.


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