Re: nfs filesystems can not be mounted automatically after reboot



On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 10:23 AM, Preston Hagar <prestonh@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 12:09 AM, Peng Yu <pengyu.ut@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hi,

I have the following fstab. The nfs filesystem can not be
automatically mounted after reboot. I have to run 'mount -a' to mount
them. Does anybody know how to enable automatic mount?

$ cat /etc/fstab
# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
#
# Use 'blkid -o value -s UUID' to print the universally unique identifier
# for a device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name
# devices that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
#
# <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
proc            /proc           proc    nodev,noexec,nosuid 0       0
# / was on /dev/sda1 during installation
UUID=11bf0413-4054-492e-b5f3-b1b074fc4ea4 /               ext4
errors=remount-ro 0       1
# swap was on /dev/sda5 during installation
UUID=685e3202-fe16-424f-bf7f-8d562ed29e16 none            swap    sw
          0       0

xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:/home    /home   nfs     rw      0       0
xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:/data   /data   nfs     rw      0       0
#pearson nfs
yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy:/pearson/data    /pearson/data   nfs     rw      0


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Regards,
Peng



You might try adding auto to the options in your fstab line:

 yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy:/pearson/data    /pearson/data   nfs     rw,auto      0

Also, as a side note, you might want to try using nfs4 if your nfs
server supports it.  It is generally faster and more reliable (there
are other good things about it like better locking as well)

Here is my fstab entry (bob is my servername):

bob:/var/data/samba  /var/data/nfs/bob         nfs4    rw,auto  0 0

I'm not sure if the server support nfs4 or not. Do you know how to check it?

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Regards,
Peng

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