NFS mounts not being mounted at boot time.

Tom H tomh0665 at
Sat Apr 9 19:45:06 UTC 2016

On Sat, Apr 9, 2016 at 7:41 PM, Chris Green <cl at> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 09, 2016 at 05:22:06PM +0200, Tom H wrote:
>> On Sat, Apr 9, 2016 at 12:23 PM, Chris Green <cl at> wrote:
>>> Isn't there an option specifically for this case in the fstab? The
>>> man page for fstab mentions 'nobootwait' which is probably what you
>>> want. I think there may be an nfs option that applies too though.
>> You must mean "bootwait".
> No, surely in this case we want the boot to continue even if the
> remote NFS server isn't ready yet.

bootwait is for remote filesystems.

nobootwait is for local filesystems.

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