Subject: Re: 1.4_ALPHA /etc/rc.subr and /var
To: Brian D Chase <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/12/1999 22:22:43
On Sun, 11 Apr 1999, Brian D Chase wrote:

> Furthering my testing quest.  Looks like mount_critical_filesystems()
> expects /var (and /usr too) to be separate filesystems. This generates a
> grumble at boot time.  I get:
>    WARNING: islocalfs() in rc.subr doesn't recognise fstype /var

Ugh. islocalfs() should silently ignore requests for filesystems
that aren't in /etc/fstab, just as other parts of rc and rc.subr
do. I've fixed this in -current, and submitted a pull-up request.


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