How to exclude GFS2 filesystem from updateb in rhel5??

Jonathan S Billings jsbillin at
Wed May 11 12:50:22 UTC 2011

On 05/11/2011 08:39 AM, John wrote:
> I have a server whit a gfs2 filesystem, I was told that i must exclude this
> filesystem from updateb, how do I do this in rhel5?
> I read somewhere that gfs2 filesystems was automatic excluded?

The configuration for the mlocate package's updatedb is 
/etc/updatedb.conf, and by default, it excludes gfs2 filesystems.  Look 
at the PRUNEFS line in /etc/updatedb.conf and in the updatedb.conf man page.

Jonathan Billings <jsbillin at>

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