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Full path to file please. This site is not affiliated with Linus Torvalds or The Open Group in any way. martinpitt commented Oct 13, 2015 Anyway, happy to drop the whole mtab crap, but we should sync that up with util-linux, and add a versioned dep on that release. g. have a peek here

Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Especially as this is documented in NEWS, and not particularly hard to fix from a package postinst script. martinpitt commented Nov 2, 2015 The semaphore PPA now has util-linux 2.27.1. Isn't that what --enable-libmount-force-mountinfo is supposed to do anyway?

Contact Us - Advertising Info - Rules - LQ Merchandise - Donations - Contributing Member - LQ Sitemap - Main Menu Linux Forum Android Forum Chrome OS Forum Search LQ Affecting: mountall (Ubuntu) Filed here by: Matthias Klose When: 2009-09-17 Confirmed: 2009-09-17 Assigned: 2009-10-14 Started work: 2009-10-14 Completed: 2009-10-20 Target Distribution Baltix BOSS Juju Charms Collection Elbuntu Guadalinex Guadalinex Edu Kiwi I deleted the mtab.fuselock, same thing. Getting the following error while trying to umount a NFS [email protected]# umount -l /nfsbackupCannot create link /etc/mtab~Perhaps there is a stale lock file?Please check whether there is temp files with the

Join our community today! Join Date Aug 2008 BeansHidden! All this came as a result of this Last edited by alek66; 05-28-2007 at 02:51 PM. A fix has been applied to debian-installer: http://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/d-i/finish-install.git/commit/?id=b49e02c5c73fd2ef1b96fdc4878f19da530d6619 victorssilva commented Oct 23, 2015 Thank you @MagicFab and @meden, your directions worked for me.

This was merged because allegedly util-linux' mount monitor breaks if /etc/mtab is a file -- so it seems to me that this is the place to fix: Pretty please let's just I also hit this bug installing Debian testing (Stretch) from a netboot image (via bootable USB stick). Terms Privacy Security Status Help You can't perform that action at this time. http://serverfault.com/questions/366027/automount-stops-working-due-to-hanging-mount-nfs-processes-that-leave-etc-mtab After debugging, I figured out that it can be fixed by running rm -f /etc/mtab~* restart autofs which makes me think, that there are mount.nfs processes that somehow fail to remove

Honestly, for that lxcfs issue I think I don't feel too bad to have broken that... ;-) systemd member poettering commented Oct 9, 2015 Thanks for filing the glibc bug... I'd be open to some generic facility for "notice that something is fucked, but try to boot into emergency.target rather than freezing", which could be used by the /etc/mtab check until restoring an /etc/ backup isn't a totally far-fetched scenario? For example, remove /usr/lib/libc6.so or so...

Post navigation ← MD5 in your SSL certificate ? https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=95063 LP: #431954, #443080. * Unlink /etc/mtab~ after creating/truncating /etc/mtab and before writing mtab entries. When i do: ln /home/user/Destkop/rc/.netrc /root it gives the following error: ln: creating hard link /root/.netrc' =>.netrc': Invalid cross-device link but it works when i hardlink the file to myuser's home, systemd member poettering commented Oct 9, 2015 Anyway, happy to drop the whole mtab crap, but we should sync that up with util-linux, and add a versioned dep on that release.

Blogs Recent Entries Best Entries Best Blogs Blog List Search Blogs Home Forums HCL Reviews Tutorials Articles Register Search Search Forums Advanced Search Search Tags Search LQ Wiki Search Tutorials/Articles Search navigate here meden commented Oct 17, 2015 Hello. See man ln and checkout the -s option! If you need to reset your password, click here.

How do I make an alien technology feel alien? Results 1 to 10 of 10 Thread: /etc/mtab is missing Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode October djask commented Oct 17, 2015 Hi, I'm trying MagicFab's method but I get "cannot set terminal process group (-1): Inappropriate ioctl for device. http://bovbjerg.net/ubuntu-cannot/ubuntu-cannot-create-directory-nonexistent.php systemd member poettering commented Oct 17, 2015 @joshtriplett /etc is read-only during early boot.

martinpitt commented Oct 9, 2015 Is the lxcfs issue the only case where this popped up? Fixes #1495">core: drop check for /etc/mtab … util-linux 2.27.1 now entirely stops looking at /etc/mtab, so we don't need to verify /etc/mtab during early boot any more. Thanks!

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Nothing in the distro creates this (except for stupid bugs like http://launchpadlibrarian.net/197406177/lxcfs_0.5-0ubuntu1_0.5-0ubuntu2.diff.gz which just get fixed). Browse other questions tagged nfs automount autofs or ask your own question. Reload to refresh your session. Thank you again!

Is it possible to sheathe a katana as a free action? Add tags Tag help Related branches lp:ubuntu/karmic/mountall lp:~ubuntu-core-dev/ubuntu/karmic/mountall/ubuntu lp:ubuntu/lucid/mountall Scott James Remnant (Canonical) (canonical-scott) on 2009-09-17 Changed in mountall (Ubuntu): status: New → Triaged Scott James Remnant (Canonical) (canonical-scott) on 2009-09-17 UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group. this contact form alek66 View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by alek66 Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page Search this Thread Advanced

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Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the But all of that are packaging issues, not sure why this should be an issue upstream? fsck.jfs helped while I was running arch in VirtualBox when I got a "No directory, logging in with HOME=/" message. karelzak/[email protected] Anyway, I think it's good idea to check system during systemd startup.

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