[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] initscripts changes

Attila attila at invalid.invalid
Mon Apr 7 12:17:13 EDT 2008

On Montag, 7. April 2008 12:00 Karolina Lindqvist wrote:

> I think that is a good reason why the mount commands should be in /etc/fstab
> and not in some obscure init script.

I suggest the same because the fstab is the best point to collect the
necessary informations about what have to be mounted. At example this be some
lines on my opensuse server:

proc                 /proc                proc       defaults              0 0
sysfs                /sys                 sysfs      noauto                0 0
debugfs              /sys/kernel/debug    debugfs    noauto                0 0
usbfs                /proc/bus/usb        usbfs      noauto                0 0
devpts               /dev/pts             devpts     mode=0620,gid=5       0 0

You see that some mountpoints have noauto which means that they get mounted
from the initscripts. I find this a perfect mix of having the informations at
one point for the users and giving the devs the possibilty to control it in
the initscript if necessary.

See you, Attila

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