help needed with /etc/fstab

Greg Helton gt at
Fri May 4 19:37:33 UTC 2007

Although it may work, I'd recommend starting over and making one large
partition on it, then formatting/mounting /dev/sda1.

Wolfgang wrote:
>> Did you partition the drive and format it with ext3?
>> /dev/sda is the _whole_ drive.
>> after partitioning you should have /dev/sda1 -> 1. partition on drive sda.
> yes I used the whole disk (it is intended only to take data (probably it 
> would have been better to create a partition table, but yesterday I did 
>   the formatting a bit too fast.
> But finally I found the problem: there was a typo in the mount path! So 
> every thing is fine now!
> Thanks a lot
> Wolfgang

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