Partition mounting problem.

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Tue Dec 9 11:39:45 UTC 2008

2008/12/7 Steven Vollom <stevenvollom at>:
> My sdb5 partition is probably improperly mounted.  Each time I boot up, I have
> to go to Disk&File Systems in Hardy KDE3.5.10 to enable it, then I only have
> use of a folder in the partition.  Prior to mount, it shows a permissions
> problem.  When I can use the folder but try to put data in the partition
> without also putting it in the folder, 'Access Denied.  Could not write to
> sdb5'.
> I have saved lots of data in a file in that partition, but nothing about this
> partition is normal.  The ability to have the functioning folder was a help I
> got from this List, several days ago.  The partition works, but poorly.  TIA
> Steven

Please post the contents of your fstab file. Also, are you certain
that your particular folder really is on that drive? Maybe it is a
link to another place? Can you _read_ data from other locations on the

Can you please post the partitioning table for that drive?

Dotan Cohen


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