FC5 boot annoyance!

Chris Adams cmadams at hiwaay.net
Thu Feb 16 18:41:52 UTC 2006


Once upon a time, Neal Becker <ndbecker2 at gmail.com> said:
> IMHO, bad entries in /etc/fstab (non-root) should just cause a warning.

No, because there is no telling what might happen with a missing FS.

Tru64 Unix does this (prints an error and keeps on booting) for missing
FS and it is quite annoying when there is a problem.  The system may
start scribbling over things it shouldn't, processes doing things they
shouldn't because config files are missing, etc.
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Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.




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