Linux 2.6 - man page for local-filesystems (linux section 7)
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local-filesystems - event signalling that local filesystems have been mounted
The local-filesystems event is generated by the mountall(8) daemon after it has mounted
all local filesystems listed in fstab(5). mountall(8) emits this event as an informa-
tional signal, services and tasks started or stopped by this event will do so in parallel
with other activity.
This event is typically used by services that must be started in order for remote filesys-
tems, if any, to be activated. Remember that some users may not consider it wrong to
place /usr on a remote filesystem. For most normal services the filesystem(7) event is
This event will never occur before the virtual-filesystems(7) event.
A service that wishes to be running once local filesystems are mounted might use:
start on local-filesystems
SEE ALSOmounting(7)mounted(7)virtual-filesystems(7)remote-filesystems(7)all-swaps(7) filesys-
tem(7)mountall 2009-12-21 local-filesystems(7)