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Apparently ubuntu use mountal instead of the classic mount -a to increase boot speed. but the problem with mountall it mounts them in parallell. I need to mount drives in a specific order.

How to change mountall to mount -a at boot?

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Why? mountall is smart enough to mount volumes in the order required. –  psusi Nov 17 '13 at 4:54
No. it mounts in parallell. I know I can use noauto and mount with a separate script, but I would like to switch to the old good mount -a –  dvrecmfo Nov 17 '13 at 5:07
It mounts drives in parallel as long as the mount points do not depend on each other. For instance, drive A that is mounted in /foo, and drive B mounted in /foo/bar will mount A first, then B, but C mounted in /baz will go in parallel with A. –  psusi Nov 17 '13 at 22:34

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