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

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at
Sun Jan 4 10:32:26 UTC 2009

Dotan Cohen wrote:
> 2009/1/3 Eberhard Roloff <tuxebi at>:
>> this might look to be complicated, but I sincerely believe this approach
>> will work out, not only with your harddisk, but with anything else.
>> Go to:
>> = Download the deb for ubuntu and...
>> = Install it by clicking on it
>> = login with you browser to https://localhost:10000
>> = go to "system/disk and network filesystem"
>> = click on your disk
>> = adjust accordingly
>> kind regards and happy new year
> I think that so long as we can help Stephen configure his system the
> correct way, that would be preferable. 

it was just a suggestion to get the job done. I also felt that it would 
be ok to hopefully stop this neverending thread. ;-)

Also, just please provide a few examples where webmin configures the 
system incorrectly, so I can avoid using it for that purpose(s).

For what I use it for, I never ever had any difficulties.

I personally do not like
> applications that work black magic behind the scenes, 

this is perfectly ok for you and me, albeit probably not for everyone.

>and may alter
> his configuration in a way that would be difficult or impossible to
> undo.

again, a few examples would be of great help.

Highly recommended as an introduction (for some, not for everyone):

"How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love UNIX" ;-)

kind regards

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