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Re: Failure mounting extra partition on boot

On Wednesday 11 February 2004 12:20 am, Bruce wrote:
> I have a rather strange problem that I can't figure out. I have two
> ext3 partitions on my Sid system, with the following lines in
> /etc/fstab:
>  /dev/hda3 / ext3 defaults,noatime 1 1
>  /dev/hda1 /mnt/hda1 ext3 defaults,auto,users,exec,noatime,notail 0 0
> hda3 is my root partition; hda1 was a Windows partition, reformatted to
> ext3. Problem is, only the / partition will mount on boot.
> Once I have booted, I try the following:
>  root@0[bruce]# mount /mnt/hda1
>  mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/hda1,
>        or too many mounted file systems

You have a bad mount option. "notail" is an option for ReiserFS, not ext3.

Remove the "notail" option from /etc/fstab.


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