This module is designed to provide additional functionality and support the native mount type inside of Puppet. The module provides two additional resource types not provided by Puppet core:
Please see the output of
puppet describe mountpoint and
mounttab for more information about the types and providers supplied by this
This module is installable from the Puppet Forge using the
puppet module command.
$ puppet module install puppetlabs-mount_providers
This module will cause
puppet describe to throw an error on Puppet versions
between 2.6.8 and 2.6.14. The error is:
root@ubuntu-10:/etc/puppetlabs/puppet/modules# puppet describe mounttab Could not run: Could not autoload /etc/puppetlabs/puppet/modules/puppetlabs-mount-providers/lib/puppet/type/mountpoint.rb:undefined method 'downcase' for nil:NilClass
Puppet has been patched to fix this bug. Please see Issue 13070 for details about when this fix has been released.