question about NFS entries in /etc/fstab

James Michael Fultz croooow at
Sat Jan 30 07:02:37 UTC 2010

* Jay Ridgley <jridgley2 at> [2010-01-29 22:18 -0600]:
> In an entry in /etc/fstab for an NFS directory should pass be set to 0, 
> or 2?

The pass number for NFS should be 0.

> I will be having a NFS directory mounted 24-7 on three systems and 
> occasionally on another. The NFS directory resides on a 1TB WD MyBook 
> World Edition network drive. I am inclined to say zero but am not sure...

Even if the pass number for NFS is set to 2, it will not really be
checked since there is no fsck for NFS.

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