[systemd-devel] [PATCH] fstab-generator: add x-systemd.{after, requires-mounts-for}=

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Wed May 13 06:38:01 PDT 2015

On Wed, 13.05.15 14:28, Dimitri John Ledkov (dimitri.j.ledkov at intel.com) wrote:

> On 13 May 2015 at 13:33, Lennart Poettering <lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
> > On Tue, 12.05.15 19:29, Andrei Borzenkov (arvidjaar at gmail.com) wrote:
> >
> >> All examples can be configured using drop-ins. Do we really need yet
> >> another syntax now?
> >
> > Well, even though units are all-powerful, I still believe that fstab
> > is probably where most people will configure their stuff, simply
> > because it's so much simpler to use.
> >
> ... and the only place where you can define different mount options
> and expect them to take effect. This is because remount-fs only
> remounts things defined in fstab, and doesn't remount things that are
> defined via .mount units.

Well.... remount-fs is only really necessary for API mounts like
/sys, /proc or /dev, and little else. Otherwise it has no reason to
exist really.


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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