Drives in fstab automounting

Tony Alfrey tonyalfrey
Sat Mar 17 13:05:35 PDT 2007

Vu Pham wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-03-17 at 12:05 -0700, Tony Alfrey wrote:
>> For anyone running older SuSE:
>> Installed SuSE on a new drive and am finding that other drives in fstab 
>> are being mounted without request on boot up.  Any idea where such a 
>> thing might be initiated; perhaps some init.d thing?  Perhaps there is 
>> some GUI adjustment I can make to "make it stop"?
> The fourth field of /etc/fstab specifies which devices will be mounted
> at boot time. Changing this field to "noauto" will stop mounting the
> devices at boot time.

And you, too, th' Man!

Tony Alfrey
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"I'd Rather Be Sailing"

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