Second Hard Drive issue
bilwalsh at swbell.net
Fri May 13 16:19:54 UTC 2016
OK, some googling and a leap of faith and maybe Stefan gave me the hint.
I googled "fstab" and found an Ubuntu page that explains things fairly
simply. The leap of faith was in attempting to edit it. I normally don't
diddle around in the nuts and bolts of the system. I don't know what I'm
doing but I can sometimes copy and paste with some good results.
I learned that the funny number was the uuid of the drive. Simple enough
once you know what it is. The "path" to that drive and my files is/was
media/bilie0w/"uuid"/Billie0W/. All my files are under the "Billie0W"
directory(?) so I set the mount point as "Billie0W". It returned a file
system of "ext2" so I added that and made the other options 0 and 0.
The new line in fstab now reads:
UUID=5ec13406-3b24-42a6-be83-89871af43dee Billie0W ext2 auto 0 0
I'm praying I didn't trash my system. I didn't touch anything else in
there. Keep your fingers crossed.
Fast is fine, but accuracy is final.
You must learn to be slow in a hurry.
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