[systemd-devel] /home Fails to Mount During Boot

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Sat Jul 27 16:14:55 PDT 2013

On Sun, Jul 28, 2013 at 12:13 AM, Garry T. Williams
<gtwilliams at gmail.com> wrote:
> Recently, my /home file system fails to mount during boot.  The
> relevant message is:
>     systemd[1]: Job dev-sda4.device/start timed out.
>     systemd[1]: Timed out waiting for device dev-sda4.device.
> I'm dropped to a prompt for root's password and after receiving a
> shell prompt, the command "mount /home" completes without error and
> after exiting the shell the boot-up proceeds normally.
> This is sort of new behavior.  I saw it once or twice during the last
> few months, but now, after updating to kernel 3.10.3-300.fc19.x86_64,
> it happens on each boot.
> How can I debug this problem?
> systemd-204-9.fc19.x86_64
> kernel-3.10.3-300.fc19.x86_64
> /etc/fstab:
>     /dev/sda4 /home btrfs noatime 0 0
> The /home file system is a raid1 btrfs across two identical drive
> partitions, sda4 and sdb4.

I believe you want to use UUID, rather than the name of one of your
devices (see "lsblk -f").


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