Re: How to add a mount point in fstab?
On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 2:10 AM, Ron Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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> On 07/05/08 18:34, hce wrote:
>> On 7/4/08, Ron Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
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>>> On 07/04/08 00:47, hce wrote:
>>> > Hi,
>>> > I have a partition in /dev/sda6 which is manually mounted to my user
>>> > directory ~/work every time when I start the x window. Is following
>>> > command correct to add /dev/sda6 in to the fstab?
>>> > /dev/sda6 /hom/mycount/work ext3 0 0
>>> You're missing the "options" field. Try this, where $YOU is your
>>> /dev/sda6 /hom/mycount/work ext3 defaults,noauto,user=$YOU 0 0
>>> Changing topic: what ensures that the kernel will always see that
>>> device as sda, instead of sdb?
>> The sda6 is actually a harddisk partition (not for usb stick). kernel
>> should have no problem to see it.
> Is this your only internal (including optical) SATA drive? Maybe
> your CD/DVD drive is IDE?
I am not clear the internal hardware structure, it is an Acer ASPIRE
I added a line of "/dev/sda6 /hom/project/work ext3
defaults,noauto,user=project 0 0" to the fstab, but it was actually
not working, there was an error of "bad line in fstab" during boot
(the user is project). Was it the problem as you concerned that kernel
could not see it?
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