Files disappearing from mounted partitions

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Sun Oct 1 01:46:27 UTC 2006

On Saturday 30 September 2006 21:33, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>My /etc/fstab:
>dotancohen at ubuntu:~$ cat /etc/fstab
># /etc/fstab: static file system information.
># <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
>proc            /proc           proc    defaults        0       0
>/dev/hda1       /               ext3    defaults,errors=remount-ro 0     
>  1 /dev/hda9       /home           ext3    defaults        0       2
> /dev/hdb1       /home/dotancohen/music ext3    defaults        0       2
> /dev/hda6       /home/dotancohen/video1 ext3    defaults        0      
> 2 /dev/hda7       /home/dotancohen/video2 ext3    defaults        0     
>  2 /dev/hda8       none            swap    sw              0       0
> /dev/hdc        /media/cdrom0   udf,iso9660 user,noauto     0       0
> /dev/hdd        /media/cdrom1   udf,iso9660 user,noauto     0       0
> /dev/fd0        /media/floppy0  auto    rw,user,noauto  0       0
> dotancohen at ubuntu:~$
>All was fine until today. Now, when I open /home/dotancohen/music
>/home/dotancohen/video1 or /home/dotancohen/video2 the folders seem to
>be empty:
>dotancohen at ubuntu:~$ ls music/
>dotancohen at ubuntu:~$ ls video1
>dotancohen at ubuntu:~$ ls video2
>dotancohen at ubuntu:~$
>Note that each of these directories have at least 5 Gigs each worth of
>files. Why don't I see those files?
>Thanks in advance.
>Dotan Cohen

Does /etc/mtab say they are mounted?  Sound like they may not be.

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