Automatically mounting all volumes at boot

Colin Law clanlaw at
Thu Mar 1 09:10:38 UTC 2012

On 1 March 2012 02:06, Liam Proven <lproven at> wrote:
> This used to be the default behaviour, IIRC.
> I keep a lot of non-critical stuff on a FAT32 volume shared with
> Windows. I have put it into /etc/fstab manually; this worked at first,
> but for some reason, it keeps mounting RO & I have to do a `sudo
> umount /dev/sdb6` command to unmount it, then use Nautilus to remount
> it for all users as RW.

Have you tried booting into windows and doing a chkdsk on it?


> What I'd rather like is the way Ubuntu /used/ to handle this in years
> gone by: to just automatically mount all visible drives at boot time.
> I've Googled but I can't find an easy way of achieving this. Is there one?
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