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Re: ZFS - mounting filesystems (Was CVS commit: src/etc)

>>  3. Move all ZFS mounts to /etc/rc.d/mountcritlocal .
> 3 is the only thing here I object to because it is architecturally
> unclean, giving special semantics to zfs.

ZFS is already architecturally unclean, in that it means that
/etc/fstab no longer describes the set of standardly mounted
filesystems.  (I was not aware of this property of ZFS; I find it
astonishing - and depressing - that nobody built a shim to fix it.
That would be one of the first things I would do if I were setting up
such a thing.)

>> And somewhat related that came out of this discussion - add a
>> "noerror" or "notfatal" or some similar keyword [...]

>> Although Ignatios had an interesting solution to this with "noauto"
>> and using @reboot crontab entries.

> Sure, you work around the lack of the feature, but that doesn't mean
> a simpler way is bad.

Well put.

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