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So my laptop currently dual boots Windows 7 and Ubuntu (trusty). I also had SteamOS, but I deleted the partitions for that and made a new one, which I plan to use as a steam library folder for my Ubuntu steam. The problem is, the partition won't mount through fstab. (And for as long as I can remember, neither can the swap partition, but my computer still works) Whenever I boot now, it says it can't mount a UUID, which is my swap, then it says it can't mount the device for /steamgames because it doesn't exist or isn't ready (I did make a /steamgames folder), and I don't know what that means. If I run sudo mount /dev/sda7 /steamgames in terminal it mounts. This is my fstab:

# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
# Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a
# device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name devices
# that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5). 
# <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
# / was on /dev/sda5 during installation
UUID=77d5e8aa-9546-4c1e-993f-b646ffd7f682 /               ext4    errors=remount-ro 0    1
# swap was on /dev/sda6 during installation
UUID=1a7e9662-5315-4337-92d0-b95364dfd26e none            swap    sw              0      0
UUID=886786d4-b7fb-43c1-9911-a9bdaac796bf /steamgames     ext4    defaults         0     2

What should I do to get everything to mount properly?

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Please add the result of this command to your answer: 'sudo blkid /dev/sd*'. This should give you the real UUID of your partitions to check against fstab. I believe that all this partition creating and deleting could have left an outdated fstab file. –  Javier Rivera Jun 27 at 8:21
I checked that against the fstab and found some errors, on reboot it gave no errors for mounting. Thanks! –  ROODAY Jun 27 at 8:34

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