[CentOS] C7, systemd, say what?!

Wed Jun 7 16:47:58 UTC 2017
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Kenneth Porter wrote:
> On 6/7/2017 8:31 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Not sure what you mean when you say "jacked up filesystem". Here's
>> fstab:
> In systemd fstab takes care of only rudimentary mounting. Most mounting
> is done through *.mount unit files. Type "mount" and you'll see a bunch
> of other mounts that were implemented that way. Add your custom mounts
> by creating suitable files in /etc/systemd/system/*mount. (There's also
> *.automount for creating demand-based mounts.)
You. Have. To. Be. Joking. WHY? Why doesn't systemd *look* at fstab and
create what it needs on the fly? Why does it only "rudimentary mount"?
What purpose does that serve? What goal is it trying to achieve by this?