/etc/fstab nfs mounts are not mounted at startup

Bug #1519974 reported by Marco Ceresa on 2015-11-25
This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
One Hundred Papercuts
nfs-utils (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Pretty much what the title says

NFS mounts in fstab are not mounted at startup. After logging in, I have to manually give a sudo mount -a to properly mount them.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.10
Package: nfs-common 1:1.2.8-9ubuntu10
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.2.0-18.22-generic 4.2.3
Uname: Linux 4.2.0-18-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.19.1-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Wed Nov 25 22:34:33 2015
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-11-20 (4 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" - Release amd64 (20151021)
SourcePackage: nfs-utils
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
upstart.statd-mounting.override: manual
upstart.statd.override: manual

Marco Ceresa (ceresa) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in nfs-utils (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in nfs-utils (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
ben thielsen (btb-bitrate) wrote :

in my case, it's 14.04.4 it's happening with

I can confirm this issue on 16.04, networking is up because a sshfs mount is working before the nfs mount starts. Mounting the nfs share during boot is attempted but times out. I can manually mount the share once the system is up.

This did work in 14.04 (no systemd) from which I upgraded.

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