How to avoid mounting failures blocking Linux booting?

Some entries in /etc/fstab may not not critical for booting Linux or even not available until Linux has booted.

How to avoid the failures or unavailability of some mounting entries in /etc/fstab blocking the boot process of Linux?

Please check the tutorial at

Controlling Filesystem Mounting on Linux by Playing with /etc/fstab: Allow non-root users to mount and unmount filesystems.

Answered by Eric Z Ma.

Eric Z Ma

Eric is a father and systems guy. Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric's own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.

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