[CentOS] systemd order help?

Tue Jun 13 12:33:33 UTC 2017
James Hogarth <james.hogarth at gmail.com>

On 13 June 2017 at 13:27, Matthew Miller <mattdm at mattdm.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 06:34:54AM +0100, James Hogarth wrote:
>> Depending on your setup, you many want to look at converting your
>> automatic mounts into systemd mounts, and depend on that directly,
>> rather than on the autofs service.
> [...]
>> Just one little thing to note here that many don't realise. All mounts in
>> the system (ie not manually via the mount command) are systemd mounts.
> This isn't true for autofs, is it?
>> Finally autofs is made even easier with systemd as all you need to do to
>> declare a mount autofs is x-systemd.automount in the options field and then
>> it'll only be mounted on demand rather than at boot.
> I mean, autofs using the traditional autofs....

I've not actually tested that tbh Matt ...

I expect that indeed that case it wouldn't work

But unless you need a complicated map arrangement I'd argue on EL7
you'd be better off using the fstab option to make the mount automount