problem with chmod
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Sat Apr 4 22:55:06 UTC 2009
On Sat, 2009-04-04 at 15:41 -0700, Ray Parrish wrote:
> Bret Busby wrote:
> > As it happens, it does work on the system.
> > As stated in another response to my messages, the command does require
> > to be done with sudo. I tried that, and that works.
> > :~$ cat /etc/fstab
> > # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
> > #
> > # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
> > proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
> > # /dev/sda8
> > UUID=3bb93d1c-1875-4036-90c7-846e954ceb45 /data ext3 defaults 0 0
> > # /dev/sda5
> > UUID=cb771616-3630-4139-9b1d-c3fb499d9949 /debian_home ext3 defaults 0 0
> > # /dev/sda7
> > UUID=1b72f837-17e1-4af9-9f22-31dc9a191657 / ext3 relatime,errors=remount-ro 0 1
> > # /dev/sda6
> > UUID=b421ce00-c5cc-4df1-9102-65b0b256376d none swap sw 0 0
> > /dev/scd0 /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0
> > /dev/scd1 /media/cdrom1 udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0
> > /dev/fd0 /media/floppy0 auto rw,user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0
> >>> for each of the two partitions that I wanted to be mounted.
> >>> both of the partitions are ext3 partitions
> >>> The two partitions that I want to be able to mount at system bootup in
> >>> the Ubuntu system, are sda8 and sda5, as shown in the fstab file above.
> >>> sda5 is the /home partition of my Debian system.
> >>> --
> >>> Bret Busby
> >>> Armadale West Australia
> I think I see your problem... correct me if I'm wrong someone, but
> aren't most of the lines he wants to mount commented out in his fstab? I
> checked my fstab file, and none of the lines in it, have a hash mark at
> the beginning of them, and the hash mark is often used to turn a line
> into a comment which gets ignored in configuration files.
> In your fstab file, sda5, 6, 7, & 8 are all commented out with a hash
> mark. [#] Remove those hash marks, and I believe your problem will go
> away. 8-)
> Later, Ray Parrish
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I think the hashes are fine in this instance, as they are only blanking
the reference to the partition in the sda format, that would have been
used before they switched to uuid.
I.E the UUID is now used in the line below the # /dev/sda8 etc
Hope this makes sense
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