/etc/fstab is the configuration file which contains the information about all available partitions and indicates how and where they are mounted.

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Connect Ubuntu to owncloud with webdav

I am trying to mount my ownCloud drive on my ubuntu instance hosted on AWS. As part of the tutorial I directs me to adjust my fstab entry. I want this to "auto mount" so my entry in fstab looks like ...
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How fstab mount options work together with per file defined permissions in linux

I am trying to understand what the precedence and combination of the permission options set in fstab when mounting a disk with those that are associated with each file on disk in the case of ext4 ...
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How do I comment lines in fstab using sed?

I want to comment certain lines in fstab using sed command. The following are the lines I need to comment: 172.0.0.1:/export/project/common /nfs/share nfs4 rw,bg,hard,nointr,rsize=131072,wsize=131072,...
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CIFS mount through fstab not mounting at boot

Trying to auto mount two shares from my QNAP NAS onto my raspberry pi. QNAP NAS Shares: \\192.168.1.7\Disk3 \\192.168.1.7\Disk8 At the Raspberry Pi, created two folders: /mnt/shares/NASDisk3 /mnt/...
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SSH Connectivity Issue on AWS EC2 after trying to mod fstab and checking sshd_config

I cannot for the life of me connect back into an EC2 instance based on Amazon Linux AMI 2016.03.3 (HVM). After initially creating the server, logging in and installing docker, jenkins etc... I had ...
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CentOS 7 - Can't mount /var/tmp as bind

I'm working on a freshly installed CentOS7 with LVM. I want to bind mount /var/tmp to /tmp and added the following to /etc/fstab. /tmp /var/tmp none rw,nodev,noexec,nosuid,bind 0 0 ...
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How to move /var/log to another drive?

I have a fully configured openSUSE on my SSD and it just occurred to me that it would be better to tell my system to write logs not on SSD, but to another drive to reduce the quantity of write ...
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Automounting internal partition and usb

I'm running arch Linux with i3 window manager and I'm wondering if there's a way to replicate Ubuntu behavior about auto mounting internal partitions and USB. More precisely: Mount all partitions ...
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No root device specified error

I have created a LFS system by reading the book provided at the LFS website. I tried to create an ISO image of it using the tutorial provided here. Then I created a bootable usb stick using unetbootin ...
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How Do I Effecively Restore /mnt Path After Network Outage?

Running ubuntu 14.04 where I have a mounted cifs network drive. This mount is where some crucial data is saved from which a consumer process accesses. My problem is when there is a network outage. ...
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External HDD won't Mount during Boot

I've got a Cubox-i4Pro running Debian Jessie hooked up to an external USB3/eSATA dual HDD dock (via eSATA). It originally only had one WD Green 2TB drive installed. Via UUID in fstab this auto mounted ...
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kernel init without 'root=' parameter

From systemd/fstab-generator.c it follows that systemd treats root= as required kernel parameter, the only configuration source for /sysroot mount. However from kernel/init/main.c and kernel/init/...
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fstab doens't read mode value

Following this guide: I set my /etc/fstab file in this way: proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 /dev/mmcblk0p1 /boot vfat defaults,ro 0 ...
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Problem with fstab

I am trying to automatically mount a drive on a virtual box by editing fstab. I have added this line to it: PycharmProjects /home/jon/PycharmProjects vboxsf defaults 0 0 However, when I reboot, ...
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Unclear on interaction between fstab auto and user options

I am confused about the interaction between the auto and user mount options in fstab. After mistakenly setting auto rather than noauto, I noticed that my mount would take place when a device was ...
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How do I set up a udev rule to mount the SanDisk Cruzer USB upon insertion in order to eliminate an fstab entry?

Suppose I run sudo mount -a after setting /etc/fstab to: /dev/usbhd1 /path/to/mount/point ntfs rw,auto,nofail 0 1 Yesterday, upon asking what steps our architect and I should do next after a ...
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Is it okay to modify Ubuntu Linux 16.04's /etc/fstab after I initialized it?

I modified /etc/fstab after I initialized it on an Ubuntu Linux 16.04 system running on an Lenovo Thinkstation desktop. After it messed up my Ubuntu Linux 16.04 system causing it to go into emergency ...
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Tolerant file system for a failed automount

(I am running openSUSE 13.2) My current setup I have an external backup drive which I mount at boot with the following line in my /etc/fstab: /dev/mapper/cr_backup /backup ext4 comment=...
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Linux: Changing Permissions – No space left on device

I have an external drive. When I just plug the drive into the PC, with a default /etc/fstab file, the OS just detects it and it's there in the Dolphin browser. I can select it, I can navigate to it on ...
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Samba share not working on second hard drive

I have a centos7 file server with a samba share on the main drive and this is working fine. However I have tried to add a share on a second drive with the same setting but machines on the network are ...
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NAS share not mounting on linux boot through /etc/fstab

I have a NAS share for my Linux server which I mount using the following command. mount -t nfs 172.16.2.115:/shares/OwnCloud /eStore/ now to automate this I added the following line in /etc/fstab ...
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how do I get fileshares to mount after a wireless connection is established?

Changed the computer from a wired to wireless connection for a few days. Now the network shares will not mount at boot. But they will mount with sudo mount -a. I tried adding _netdev but that made no ...
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How to reconfigure grub on a backed up arch linux on a USB flash disk

i managed to back up my arch linux suing rsync : # rsync -aAXv --exclude={"/dev/*","/proc/*","/sys/*","/tmp/*","/run/*","/mnt/*","/media/*","/lost+found"} / /run/media/username/archlinux edited ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, drive path changed on its own [duplicate]

So yesterday I had a grub issue that required me to comment out the other two drive sin my fstab that get mounted. 1. an ssd that houses my qcow2 vm. 2. a 1tb seagate So all I had listed was / and ...
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How to unmount a nfs or ntfs when a NAS is not reachable?

I have this environemnt: Redhatlinux Enterprise on fstab a NAS mounted as NFS yyyy.xxx.com:/vol/yyyy_nec_nosnap12/prod_data on /prod_data type nfs (rw,bg,addr=x.y.z.w) when the NAS doesn't reply (...
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External USB drive fsck fails on boot

Yesterday I tried setting the fsck flag on fstab to 2 for the external USB HDD I use in my Raspberry Pi, so that it would be checked on boot, like: proc /proc ...
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How to work out which drive and directory your system booted from if it is not mounted in /etc/fstab?

My /etc/fstab doesn't include the disk the system booted from, basically because I made some changes and forgot to include this. The initial /boot and / directories are on different drives. I noticed ...
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Arch linux; changing fstab for bootable backups

I am trying to setup a fully bootable Arch backup by following https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/full_system_backup_with_rsync I am having a little trouble understanding the example "Update the ...
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mounting a CIFS filesystem directly or via fstab

I am encountering a problem in which mounting a remote CIFS server without an fstab entry works, but mounting through fstab does not. The following command works: $ sudo mount -t cifs //w.x.y.z/Home$...
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Ignore unmounted file systems

I've got two devices on my LAN: a Raspbian jessie and an Ubuntu 14.04. The latter has some nfs shared folders, which are available from Raspbian at startup, set up in its /etc/fstab file as: 192.168....
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Powercuts and network mounts!

I have a 2 TB hardisk connected to my router which is network mounted through fstab onto my Arch Linux PC. #External Drive LABEL=Crate //IPaddress/Crate /media/Crate cifs credentials=/home/...
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Enable Apache(UNIX) to write on a Windows SMB Share

I want to connect a virtual SMB drive to a Linux server to let peoples save their files/data in a "cloud". To do this, i'm using wordpress, and now what i have to do is to let the apache User write on ...
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Disabling USB automount in GNOME3

I'm trying to disable the USB automount in GNOME 3.14.1 (debian Jessie). I've modified the gnome media handling using dconf-editor, my configuration looks like this: I'm not sure of what proces or ...
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mounting network drive in /etc/fstab

The following command correctly mounts a network drive for me: sudo mount 192.168.0.15:/drive /media/data Yet the following entry in /etc/fstab does not work. Why? //192.168.0.15/drive /...
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Ubuntu 10.04 / Suse10 (yes outdated..): Edit /etc/fstab before it is read

As the topic says: I'm trying to edit the /etc/fstab before it is read during the system-startup OS: Ubuntu 10.04 and Suse 10 I've linked my edit-script currently under /etc/rc2.d/, but it is called ...
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Adding new hard drive as /home after installation

I have a desktop PC running Arch Linux that during inital installation only used a 120GB SSD for / and no other partitions. I have just recently added a 500GB HDD that I want to mount as /home to give ...
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How to stop debian from mounting a partition at startup

I installed Debian and set a data partition and now I want to stop it from mounting it everytime but deleting the line in fstab and updating initramfs won't stop it from mounting it. Is there a way to ...
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FSTAB trouble - unable to load linux system after unplugging additional hdd

I have two hard drives on my computer. On one of them I have installed linux (elementaryOS) and on the second one I store some of my data. I have made fstab entry to auto-mount this drive and ...
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[mntent]: line 15 in /etc/fstab is bad while running sudo mount -o

Running sudo mount -o rw,remount /mnt/Data reports above error. Here is the fstab file # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a #...
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SSHFS fails, Error - read: Connection reset by peer

SCP is working, but the sshfs is displaying the above error. sudo sshfs -o allow_other -o transform_symlinks username@192.168.2.207:/ /media/SSHFS_bbb
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Debian Jessie FSTAB Automount network problem

Ok I made a reinstallation of my Debian 8 Jessie last night and my home Directory wasn't erased (don't know if any confs might interfere on this). So I have a Network CIFS share I wanna Automount... ...
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Can't write file (but folder ok) in network folder

I am using a Raspberry Pi 2 and I want to access to a shared folder (An hard drive plugged into my VirginBox, my internet access provider box). I can access and write on it has I want from a Windows ...
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Correctly mounting windows partition

i have set up a multiboot with Linux Mint 17.3 64-Bit on 256GB SSD and Windows 7 64-Bit on a 3TB HD. I have symbolic links from Linux to the Windows Partition, so my Pictures, Documents, Downloads, ...
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Can't copy to usb device

Changed /etc/fstab /dev/sdc1 /media/usb rw,noatime,user,umask=0 0 0 Mounted mount -a But while copying showed Operation not permitted
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VFAT FS Sync/Flush Behaviour

In order to increase the life of my VFAT flash drives, I have them set to mount as async. One of these drives sometimes deals with large data changes, and as a result, the writes that occur on umount ...
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fstab mount problem

Fresh install Of Mint 17. I have few partition and 3 OSs Win/Ubuntu-Gnome/ and this newly installed Mint. One of these partition is a storage disk for all documents, photos etc.. and I used to use it ...
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Files are being created in folder before fstab mount point is complete

This is a new problem that started after an apt-get upgrade today. OS: Ubuntu 14.04 The LXD container hypervisor puts everything in /var/lib/lxd, but my / partition is a little tight so I bind the /...
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FSCK doesn't run automatically

My /etc/fstab for my main OS parition: UUID=5ee65c50-5672-42a6-9dcf-8bdba30c38aa / ext4 defaults,noatime,nodiratime,data=writeback,errors=remount-ro 0 1 One of the options is set to ...
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NFS Debian Jessie server and client

I am trying to find the correct syntax for mounting a file share of nfs. On the host I have the /etc/export file set like so: /mnt/externalHD 192.168.0.8(ro,sync) and the client fstab like so: 192.168....
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NAS attached with fstab

I have successfully mounted my NAS automatically at boot using fstab, however I am noticing that if I modify the files on the NAS from another machine(windows), the linux machine network mounts do not ...