[systemd-devel] Option "fail" mentioned in systemd.mount(5)
lennart at poettering.net
Thu Dec 4 15:48:41 PST 2014
On Fri, 05.12.14 00:20, Ivan Shapovalov (intelfx100 at gmail.com) wrote:
> Hi all,
> The systemd.mount(5) man page mentions an inexistent mount option "fail" in the
> following context:
> nofail, fail
> With nofail this mount will be only wanted, not required, by the
> local-fs.target. This means that the boot will continue even if this
> mount point is not mounted successfully. Option fail has the opposite
> meaning and is the default.
> Specifying the option "fail" in fstab produces following message in the log:
> kernel: EXT4-fs (sdc1): Unrecognized mount option "fail" or missing value
> So the man page contradicts actual behavior. Should this statement be removed,
> or what?
Indeed, neither util-linux nor actually our own code cares about the
"fail" option, and it is the default anyway.
I removed this now from the man page.
Lennart Poettering, Red Hat
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