I am using 'autofs' to automatically mount my cdrom, dvd, zip, and Jaz
However, at times 'autofs' seems to try to mount the filesystems even
when they are not being referenced, particularly during startup and
Since the removable drives often don't have media in them, this
activity results in a cluttering of my syslog and console messages
with errors due to lack of media and the ability to perform the
Why is automount trying to mount these partitions even when not asked?
How can I stop/avoid this behavior?
I am running autofs 3.1.7 under a pretty standard RH7.3 system.
The automount partitions are all mounted off of /automount.