How do I activate my sdb5 partition and have it stay active continually.

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Sat Jan 3 13:08:20 UTC 2009

2009/1/3 Steven Vollom <stevenvollom at>:
> On Saturday 03 January 2009 06:23:43 Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> user,atime,auto,rw,exec 0 0
> I located /fstab in the /etc folder in /root, and opened it.  When I entered
> the data, it said denied.
> I opened a root terminal, entered my password and attempted to open
> the /etc/fstab folder and was Permission Denied.  So, how do I make the
> change?

$ sudo cp /etc/fstab /etc/fstab.bk
$ sudo gedit /etc/fstab

The first command just makes a backup. If the second command does not
open gedit such that you can edit fstab, then post the terminal
output. Thanks.

Dotan Cohen


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