Start LXC container (or VM) after an NFS share is available


Jan 6, 2022
Hi all,

I've spinned a VM to run TrueNas on proxmox 7.4-16 and it expose an NFS share that has been mounted in the Proxmox host:


nfs: nfsdata
        export /mnt/hddstorage/nfsdata
        path /mnt/pve/nfsdata
        server <TrueNAS_VM_IP>
        content images
        prune-backups keep-all=1

I've also an LXC container that uses the share and naturally it will fail to boot if the NFS share is not available. Is there a way to boot the LXC container only when the NFS has been fully mounted on the host?
I know that I can add a boot delay of "random" time but I'm looking for a more reliable solution.

Many thanks
Currently, I'm having the same issue. I mounted via /etc/fstab, but that should not make a difference. Did you find a solution?


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