[arch-general] After the recent linux kernel update booting fails if usb disks are present in /etc/fstab

Mauro Santos registo.mailling at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 11:39:34 EDT 2011

On 06-06-2011 13:58, Yaro Kasear wrote:

> There's no reason to ever, ever, put USB drives in the fstab. Look at the top 
> of the fstab file, it reads "static file system information." Unless you're 
> guaranteed to have your thumbdrive plugged into your computer 24/7 and never 
> remove it, it doesn't really belong in there, use consolekit or whatever KDE 
> SC or GNOME use. Use pmount, whatever.

What if you are booting from usb into a system with gui capabilities and
all rescue/work/whatever tools you might need?

Mauro Santos

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