Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop

From: Tony Jones <tbjones@×××××××××××.com>
To: wolf31o2@g.o
Cc: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] udev, fstab, and fsck at boot.
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2004 14:09:50
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop] udev, fstab, and fsck at boot. by Chris Gianelloni
Chris Gianelloni wrote:

>On Thu, 2004-11-18 at 12:46 +0100, Tim Weber wrote: > > >>On Tuesday 16 November 2004 18:21, Chris Barker wrote: >> >> >>>By the way, it might be a good idea to put a comment in the standard >>>fstab to indicate that those need to be replaced with the appropriate >>>entries. >>> >>> >>Please file a bug at >> >> > >A better solution is (as always, in my opinion with system-affecting >files such as this) to instead provide a fstab.example, or not to >provide an fstab via portage, at all. > >After all, one has to create the fstab during install anyway, so why >provide a "template" that can easily break a person's system if they >aren't careful? > > >
I second that -- a well commented fstab.example that wouldn't overwrite your fstab would be excellent. -- gentoo-desktop@g.o mailing list