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I can't find an entry for mounting "/" in /etc/fstab (I was hoping to set commit value to something big because my HDD is pretty slow):

[.../fest]$ cat /etc/fstab
/dev/sda3    /media/megahard    ntfs-3g    defaults,locale=en_US.UTF-8    0    0

/mnt/2Gb.swap  none  swap  sw  0 0

[.../fest]$ cat /etc/issue
Ubuntu 10.10 \n \l

Netbook Remix, installed with chroot from Wubi (it's not Wubi, it's just installed from it)

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Please add the output of mount. – htorque Dec 29 '10 at 22:11
or <code>df</code> – RobotHumans Dec 30 '10 at 1:08
up vote 3 down vote accepted

An fstab entry would look like this:

UUID=01234567-89ab-cdef-0123-456789abcdef  /  auto  errors=remount-ro  0 1

Replace the uuid value by the one for your system, which you can find out by running cat /proc/cmdline. Copy whatever is after root= into the first column of the fstab line, either UUID=01234567-89ab-cdef-0123-456789abcdef or /dev/sdz99.

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awesome, seems to not crash anything – valya Jan 5 '11 at 9:21

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