[ILUG] Problems on startup - amd
sean at binky.net
Fri Oct 1 01:21:15 IST 1999
Jim Graham wrote:
> Full install on a clean HDD (Celeron 400, ATI Rage IIC, IDE 6.5GB HDD)
> On bootup the amd takes an age to load before finally getting an OK. At
> first I thought the machine had hung.
> Later when running Linuxconf I get an error on exiting about amd not
> Some questions
> What is amd?
auto mounter daemon.
'Auto mounts' stuff if you say 'cd' into a drive (directory)
that is under the 'auto mount' stuff.
> Do I need it?
> If I don't who do I stop it loading
See /etc/rc.d directories, probably rc2.d and rc3.d directorys.
A file called S<insert number here>amd is probably there.
> If I do need it why the long delay and Linuxconf errors?
mounting a remote (on another machine) disk that take a while ?
> Warning I'm a newbie!
aye, took that into account.
you posted at 1.01, I replied at 1.19, what are we doing at this time
of nite ?
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