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Re: Problem Mounting New Drives


On Sun, Aug 19, 2018 at 02:04:39PM -0400, Stephen P. Molnar wrote:

Note that second field is a mountpoint in fstab(5), as one of the stock
records show:

> UUID=8f4eeaae-a055-4262-bebb-cf99abe982a5 /var            ext4 defaults
> 0       2

Yours have a block device name instead of mountpoint:

> UUID=900b5f0b-4f3d-4a64-8c91-29aee4c6fd07 /dev/sdb1 ext4 errors=remount-ro 0
> 1
> UUID=d65867da-c658-4e35-928c-9dd2d6dd5742 /dev/sdc1 ext4 errors=remount-ro 0
> 1
> UUID=007c1f16-34a4-438c-9d15-e3df601649ba /dev/sdc2 ext4 errors=remount-ro 0
> 1

So even a stock mount(1) should refuse to mount these.

> When I rebooted the computer the OS didn't like the new fstab and gave me a
> number of, at least to me, obscure messages.

systemd-mount can be cryptic, I agree.

> Obviously, I missed something important.  My question is what?

It's a kind of dumb question, but where do you need your sdb1, sdc1 and
sdc2 mounted? Your fstab(5) does not mention that.


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