Making /etc/fstab persistent in live-system

Loïc Grenié loic.grenie at
Sun Oct 17 11:49:18 UTC 2010

2010/10/17 Are Venes <arevenes at>:
> Hello
> This is my first time using a mailing list, so please let me know if I am
> doing it the wrong way.
> My question/problem is the following:
> I am currently developing my own custom live-system out of Ubuntu 10.04. I
> use Remastersys and USB-live-Creator for making it bootable.
> I can`t get the /etc/fstab to be persistant, I can make changes to it, but
> as soon as i reboot, it is changed back two the same two lines as were there
> before..
> Does anyone know how I can make them persistable? Really need to have my own
> partition mounted with given rights during boot-time.

    Try to

sudo chmod -x /usr/share/initramfs-tools/scripts/casper-bottom/12fstab
sudo update-initramfs

  I think it works. If it does not, you can try to

sudo rm /usr/share/initramfs-tools/scripts/casper-bottom/12fstab
sudo update-initramfs

      Hope this helps,


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