[systemd-devel] systemd 210 - mount/umount/remount

Brian Kroth bpkroth at gmail.com
Fri Oct 14 14:21:14 UTC 2016

I think there's been some recent discussion related to this on this mailing
list.  You might want to check the archives and/or look into the nofail
and/or noauto options in your fstab entries.  Seems like nofail at least
will change the local-fs.target dependency into a Want instead of a
Require, which may be what you're looking for here.


On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 9:12 AM, Michael Hirmke <camping at mike.franken.de>

> Hi again,
> [...]
> >nfsserver and postfix are depending on local-fs.target, which includes
> >var-backup.mount.
> >When stopping /var/backup with systemctl, systemd also stops nfsserver
> >and postfix. Therefore this is not a solution, because in fact both
> >don't need /var/backup.
> >How can I solve this?
> it seems to be a very ugly solution, but masking var-backup.mount
> before umounting it and unmasking it after remounting works.
> Hopefully there are no side effects.
> Does anyone know any not so ugly solution?
> >[...]
> Bye.
> Michael.
> --
> Michael Hirmke
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