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Re: Filesystem checks with noauto

On Tue, 27 Oct 2020 20:36:59 +0300
Dima Veselov <> wrote:

> Greetings,
> I have a Gluster volume on NetBSD box. It has long
> description in fstab
> /usr/pkg/sbin/mount_glusterfs#gfs01:/gva      /gva    puffs 
> noauto,direct-io-mode=false,rw,backup-volfile-servers=gfs02:gfs03:gfs04:gfs05:gfs06 
> 1 2
> I assume noauto should disable filesystem checks, but the
> server can not boot. The first actual problem is checking
> filesystem that may not be available, and second that it
> tries to mount glusterfs before /usr is available and
> /usr/pkg/sbin/mount_glusterfs exists.
> What may I do to workaround this? For now I have to mount
> it manually. And will it be fixed in future release?
> -- 
> Sincerely yours,
> Dima Veselov
> Physics R&D Establishment of Saint-Petersburg University

Well noauto simply means don't automatically mount during boot. As for
the second issue, have you tried critical_filesystems_local="/usr"
in /etc/rc.conf? Not sure how fstab determines mount priority, would it
be random or simply same order as written on each line?

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