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Re: Sid Systemd upgrade

On Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:46:19 +0200
Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org> wrote:

> Am 22.07.2014 00:21, schrieb Joe:
> > So I plugged in the drive, and suddenly it all burst into life.
> > Well, nearly all, no networking, which is a bit limiting for a
> > workstation...
> > 
> > This drive has its own fstab entries by UUID, as it often gets
> > plugged into this desktop. My assumption is that failing to find
> > the drive present had blocked proper startup. Once it was mostly
> > going, I commented out the fstab entries, along with the network
> > mounts, unplugged the drive, rebooted, and it has reached the point
> > where I can post this. At least, I'm assuming it will post when I
> > press this...
> I assume this partition on the removable drive is not marked "noauto"
> or "nofail"
> Since systemd can't know which mount points are essential for your
> system to come up properly, the default is to drop you into a rescue
> shell if the devices do not show up during boot (the timeout is 90
> secs).
> You can tell systemd though, which devices should be not mounted
> automatically (noauto) or which are not critical if missing (nofail).
> Hope that helps,
Yes, it does thank you, I'll get it organised. It's a low priority at
the moment.


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