fstab not mounting partitions

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 11 01:24:24 GMT 2010


On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 7:44 PM, Tom H <tomh0665 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 5:17 PM, Mike McMullin <mmcmullin at cogeco.ca> wrote:
>>
>>  I'm having some oddments with fstab not mounting partitions, details as
>> follows:
>>
>> mike at P-733-Lin:/mnt$ ls -l
>> total 1
>> drwxr-xr-x  9 root root 256 2010-08-07 03:40 LinVideo
>> drwxr-xr-x 18 root root 488 2010-05-06 17:32 oldhomes
>> drwxr-xr-x  2 root root  48 2010-10-20 03:52 oS11.1
>> drwxr-xr-x  2 root root  48 2010-10-20 03:52 oS11.3
>> drwxr-xr-x  2 root root  48 2010-10-20 03:56 tmp
>> drwxr-xr-x  2 root root  48 2010-11-06 00:26 Win7
>> drwxr-xr-x  2 root root  48 2010-06-30 20:11 WinVideo
>>
>> the fstab file:
>>
>> # / was on /dev/sdb2 during installation
>> UUID=45936e45-2be6-478a-a957-05817efa6432 /               reiserfs notail
>> 0       1
>> # /home was on /dev/sdc1 during installation
>> UUID=7d3a4d34-f824-4e65-8181-ec0c2b392359 /home           reiserfs defaults
>> 0       2
>> # /mnt/LinVideo was on /dev/sdd2 during installation
>> UUID=ded07a12-b898-4870-ab60-f88291ae4ebb /mnt/LinVideo   reiserfs defaults
>> 0       2
>> # /mnt/oldhomes was on /dev/sdb3 during installation
>> UUID=b75506c0-e1d3-4874-8251-3ac78fca9e9b /mnt/oldhomes   reiserfs defaults
>> 0       2
>> #UUID=7bdc5e90-3ec6-4231-969f-0649f078a5ba /mnt/oS11.3    ext4     defaults
>> 0       2
>> #/mnt/oS11.1 was /dev/sdb5
>> #UUID=6c9b959e-99c3-411c-b728-64d5769eea53 /mnt/oS11.1    reiserfs defaults
>> 0       2
>> #UUID-02382635382627DD                     /mnt/WinVideo  ntfs     defaults        0
>> 2
>> #UUID-9230E2F830E2E1E9                     /mnt/Win7      ntfs     defaults
>> 0       2
>> # swap was on /dev/sda2 during installation
>> UUID=beb5ceec-6608-4227-b0b4-d35e605dbb64 none            swap    sw
>> 0       0
>> /dev/fd0        /media/floppy0  auto    rw,user,noauto,exec,utf8 0       0
>> #/mnt/oS11.3 was on /dev/sdb6
>>
>> and blockid info:
>>
>> /dev/sda1
>> ntfs               WinXP               (not mounted)
>> 460CE9920CE97CF5
>> /dev/sda2
>> swap                                   <swap>
>> beb5ceec-6608-4227-b0b4-d35e605dbb64
>> /dev/sdb1
>> reiserfs           VectorLinux         (not mounted)
>> 0308fd9b-c5ea-4cc5-a86b-4ea630e91274
>> /dev/sdb2
>> reiserfs                               /
>> 45936e45-2be6-478a-a957-05817efa6432
>> /dev/sdb3
>> reiserfs           Home                /mnt/oldhomes
>> b75506c0-e1d3-4874-8251-3ac78fca9e9b
>> /dev/sdb5
>> reiserfs           SuSE_test           (not mounted)
>> 6c9b959e-99c3-411c-b728-64d5769eea53
>> /dev/sdb6
>> ext4                                   (not mounted)
>> 7bdc5e90-3ec6-4231-969f-0649f078a5ba
>> /dev/sdc1
>> reiserfs                               /home
>> 7d3a4d34-f824-4e65-8181-ec0c2b392359
>> /dev/sdc2
>> ntfs               Win7                (not mounted)
>> 9230E2F830E2E1E9
>> /dev/sdd1
>> ntfs               WinVideo2           (not mounted)
>> 02382635382627DD
>> /dev/sdd2
>> reiserfs           LinVideo            /mnt/LinVideo
>> ded07a12-b898-4870-ab60-f88291ae4ebb
>>
>>
>>   any idea as to why stuff is not mounting?
>
> /mnt/oS11.3
> /mnt/oS11.1
> /mnt/WinVideo
> /mnt/Win7
> are commented out in /etc/fstab

Furthermore, if you uncomment "/mnt/WinVideo" and "/mnt/Win7", you'll
have to replace "UUID-..." by "UUID=..." and "/dev/sda1" ("WinXP"
label) and "/dev/sdb1" ("VectorLinux" label) don't have entries in
"/etc/fstab".



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