Subject: Re: /etc/rc out of order
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/05/1999 13:31:19
On Tue, 5 Jan 1999, Martin Husemann wrote:

> > Fortunately, I've just been struck by a brilliant idea. :-) Why
> > don't we mount all FFS and LFS critical file systems before we run
> > netstart, and all NFS critical filesystems after? (Alternatively,
> > we could mount all non-NFS, non-CODA ones.)
> Why depend on the type of filesystem? Why can't we try it before and
> do it again later with an option specifying "skip already mounted ones"?

Because when you try it before networking starts, you'll see

    NFS Portmap: RPC: Port mapper failure - RPC: Unable to send

on the console and the boot will hang.

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