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Re: User rw Permissions on New Hard Drive


On Fri, Mar 01, 2019 at 12:49:11PM -0500, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> >>nofail is intended for removable drives that could be missing on boot,
> >>such as Thinkpad ultrabay drives/CF or SD cards.
> > It is also, as he said, useful if you don't want a failure of
> > a non-essential disk to make the system drop to single user on boot. 
> Yup.  `nofail` corresponds to the behavior that was standard
> before systemd.

... in Debian. That part of systemd was inherited from Red Hat's
interpretation of "proper OS booting".