[ubuntu-za] Problems with fstab
Frans de waal
meesterarend at gmail.com
Sat Jun 13 13:29:55 UTC 2020
Just a thought... What is the boot drive in the bios?
On Sat, 13 Jun 2020 at 15:10, Bill Cairns <cairnsww at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I am trying to run 20.04 with my OS on an SSD device and my home directory
> on my old hard drive.
> This mount command works perfectly:
> sudo mount UUID=b7092661-c008-4beb-9cdc-06c3dd036181 /home
> However, when I try to do the same thing in fstab -
> # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
> # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a
> # device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name devices
> # that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
> # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
> # / was on /dev/sdb2 during installation
> UUID=2e740efb-b15b-4bea-9ef8-a20dd7a87186 / ext4
> noatime,errors=remount-ro 0 1
> # swap was on /dev/sda5 during installation
> UUID=1c5e43a0-097c-4d68-90df-e544497323dd none swap sw
> 0 0
> # Home is on sda6. Added 2020-06-13
> UUID=b7092661-c008-4beb-9cdc-06c3dd036181 /home ext4 nodev,nosuid,relatime
> 0 2
> The system crashes rather badly and says 'You are now in emergency mode'
> or something equivalent. (And I have no idea how to do anything in
> emergency mode!)
> I have used the example in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Fstab
> (changing the UUID of course).
> I am sure that I am missing something very simple. Can anyone help please?
> Thanks, keep safe,
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