[systemd-devel] Suppressing automounting

Dale R. Worley worley at alum.mit.edu
Fri Aug 29 08:19:44 PDT 2014

> From: Andrei Borzenkov <arvidjaar at gmail.com>

> > > Here's an interesting fact:  What systemd does (in this situation)
> > > isn't true automounting; rather it waits for the *first* time the
> > > device/volume becomes available, and then mounts it.  Any later
> > > attachments of the volume do not cause mounting (until the next
> > > reboot).
> Well, that's how /etc/fstab always behaved, right? Anything in there is
> "automounted" just once, when system boots. Later you have to manually
> do it.

That's true, it's how it is expected to work.  But that's not how I
described the situation originally -- I called it "automounting" -- so
upon discovering that I was wrong, I had to correct the record.


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