[CentOS] How to stop automount

Dick Roth raroth7 at comcast.net
Tue Nov 16 22:52:30 EST 2010


I just put a USB hard drive into service, but find that unless the drive 
is connected to my PC the machine won't boot and drops to a shell. 
Below is the line I added to fstab.  I thought that the option "noauto" 
would prevent the machine from trying to mount the drive

/dev/sdb             /usbdrive           ext3    user,noauto,rw  0 2

What am I doing wrong?  Any advice is welcome.

Dick

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