Holy ___: what is this "fstab" mess I made

jon at jcosby.com jon at jcosby.com
Thu Jun 3 04:12:33 UTC 2010


Quoting ABSDoug <absdoug at yahoo.com>:

> --- On Wed, 6/2/10, jon at jcosby.com <jon at jcosby.com> wrote:
>
>> Display your fstab file, and the output of 'fdisk -l'.
>> Check 
>> /var/log/syslog for messages.
>
> # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
> #
> #  -- This file has been automaticly generated by ntfs-config --
> #
> # <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
>
> proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
> #Entry for /dev/sda7 :
> UUID=d6c38229-0d5f-4117-a439-87b0c5df1d82 none    swap   sw  0       0
> /dev/scd0 /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0
> /dev/scd0 /media/floppy0 auto rw,user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0
> /dev/sda2 /media/ACER ntfs-3g defaults,locale=en_US.UTF-8 0 0
> /dev/sda3 /media/Storage ntfs-3g defaults,locale=en_US.UTF-8 0 0
>

You don't show a root (/) partition. I'm surprised you can boot at  
this point. What is the output of

sudo fdisk -l


> My /var/log/syslog is HUGE! Should I delete it then re-boot?
>

Messages displayed on boot should be logged here.




Jon





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