On Wednesday 2020-09-30 08:19, Stephan Kulow wrote:
Are we still talking about completely removing
/etc/fstab in favor of
dynamically generated systemd mount points? How is that more attractive
to newcomers than the old /etc/fstab?
Why would newcomers even care about such intricate system details?
The question is: what's so bad about having a simple format
to configure and learn about? I.e. what are the actual benefits of
Looking at, for example dev-hugepages.mount, there is one big [Unit]
section whose fields have no equivalent in fstab.
Description=Huge Pages File System
In the old fstab-sysvinit world, all these would have been bolt-on
solutions elsewhere for which you had to individually go somewhere.
Conditions would probably be evaluated somewhere in
/etc/init.d/boot.localfs. As for manpages, the user has to look for
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