Subject: Re: Checking and mounting filesystem at system startup
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/14/2002 10:45:22
On Sun, 14 Jul 2002, Matthias Scheler wrote:

> 	Hello,
> is it possible for NetBSD to check and mount filesystem on system startup
> and continue to boot even if the filesystem is broken?
> If you e.g. have a machine located at a hosting ISP you might prefer that
> it comes up even if it can only mount "/", "/usr" and "/var" which is
> enough for remote administration.

	Not cleanly, but you could make the additional filesystems as
	'noauto' and an an rc.d entry to check and mount them by hand
	later. Thinking about it a 'nofatal' or similar slag might be
	nice for fstab/fsck :)
		David/absolute		-- No hype required --