[PC-BSD Testing] fstab gone

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Tue Feb 16 08:08:07 PST 2010

On 02/15/2010 20:02, sakoch at comcast.net wrote:
> I was advised to email the test list.
> Upgraded system to 8 - Beta no real problems.
> Configured things the way I wanted. Upgraded to 8 - RC. No problems. (Live DVD - install - upgrade.)
> Same approach for RC-2.... it seemed to keep the fstab used for the liveDVD? Not sure what happened so went to liveDVD - install - fresh install. Now the partitions make some sense, but there is no fstab. Is that even routinely possible or is that some special setting?
> The default partition format was UFS+S. What is +S?
> Why isn't there an fstab?
> -Steve
> PS: Downgrading to RC to see if that works as a "upgrade" to the existing RC2.

Well, I'm looking here and when doing an upgrade, it shouldn't touch the 
"/etc/fstab" at all. How are you determining that its missing? When you 
boot up is /etc/fstab just gone?

Also, UFS+S is soft-updates, which is pretty standard on FreeBSD :)


Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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