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how can I check if two directory are in the same partition in ubuntu

I forget whether I have mounted / and /boot to the same partition in my ubuntu 10.04. What command can I use to check it out? Thank you very much!
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1answer
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Permission issues with mounted new hard drive on Ubuntu machine

I recently purchased a new hard drive, for the sole purpose of storing a database. I am running Ubuntu 10.0.4. Since I had not done this sort of thing before, I decided to use the GUI (Disk Utility) ...
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1answer
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10.04 wont boot after power outage

After unexpected power outage 10.04 won't boot, the following message appears mount: mounting /dev/disk/by-uuid/***************************** on /root failed: Invalid argument mount: mounting /sys ...
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0answers
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“mountall: event failed” after a reboot causes system to become unbootable [closed]

My server crashed today and upon rebooting gives the following error message and will not boot: mounted-tmp main process (700) terminated with status 127 mountall: event failed and then hangs. I ...
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1answer
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Problems mounting an encrypted volume on a different computer

I have a set of external hard drives that I use for backups of my photos and images. They were formatted as EXT4 and setup with encryption from a laptop running Ubuntu 10.04 - and I've had no problems ...
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4answers
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Boot mounts failing after power outage

UPDATE 1 Output of sudo fdisk -l ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 120.0 GB, 120034123776 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 14593 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 ...
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2answers
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Additional file system and mount at boot time?

I am new to ubuntu, and I would need you guys help. I installed Ubuntu Server 10.04 64-bit, and I would like to know: What are the commands to add an additional file system and make sure it mount at ...
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2answers
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What should I do when some users can see my NTFS drives, and others can't? [closed]

Hi I have two NTFS drive partitions that I want to be able to access from either Windows or Ubuntu 10.04, and it works fine...from MY account. When any of the other Ubuntu accounts are logged in, ...
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3answers
417 views

Mounting a safely removed external disk

If I unmount a drive in Ubuntu how could I mount it again without physically reconnecting the drive? I'm using Ubuntu 11.04
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1answer
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Cannot mount nfs4 share: no such file or directory

I am trying to get a basic nfs4 working between two machines (let's call them server and client). I have followed this manual by letter to no avail. Here's what I'm getting: root@server#: tail -n 2 ...
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1answer
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NTFS and NTFS-3G

I have a netbook with Ubuntu Netbook 10.04 and a desktop with Mint 10 (~ Ubuntu Desktop 10.10) Both of them have read/write NTFS partitions mounted via /etc/fstab. And it works fine. Ive read on ...
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1answer
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How do I know what physical drives/partitions are behind my /dev/mapper/isw_dghbbcaabe_RAID_Volume11?

This is a just upgraded Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS machine. The /dev/mapper/isw_dghbbcaabe_RAID_Volume11 is "new" to the upgrade but I don´t know what physical drives/partitions are included in the "device". ...
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3answers
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smbmount returns “operation not permitted”

I use the smbfs tools package to mount my SMB shares. I wrote a quick script to mount the share: #!/bin/sh /usr/bin/smbmount "\\\\somehost.local\\hostshare" /media/hostshare -o ...
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3answers
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Default mount options on auto-mounted NTFS partitions (how to add `noexec` and `fmask=0111`?) [closed]

I use auto-mounting of external USB devices, and it works as expected, except that NTFS partitions are mounted with executability flag on. For example: /dev/sdb1 on /media/Elements type fuseblk ...
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1answer
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SSD Installation error: Read-only file system: '/target/bin'

I'm having real issues reinstalling 10.04 to an SSD - I had one SSD fail, and have replaced it with a brand new one, but the 10.04 installer fails at beginning to write files to the disk with this ...
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2answers
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sda1 unmountable and (probably) corrupt

I also posted this on Ubuntu Forums and apart from a guy who tried to help nothing came of it. So i though i'd try posting here... So, after a restart yesterday, my computer doesn't boot correctly... ...
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1answer
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Mounting a remote drive and setting user-id

I'm about to do a fresh install of 10.10 Desktop on my work PC. I previously had 10.04 and I had the /home of our main server mounted to /mnt/home. I remember back then I had to change my local user ...
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3answers
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External hard drive won't mount [closed]

Since plugging the hard drive in didn't automatically make a window pop up I decided to manually mount the hard drive in Disk Utility. It gives me this: Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: ...
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2answers
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SeaGate FreeAgent External Hard Drive Keeps Auto-mounting Repeatedly

I plug in my Seagate FreeAgent external hard drive and then plug the USB into my Ubuntu 10.04 machine and, as expected, it mounts in /media. OK, this is great. I can access the files, etc. Then, I ...
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9answers
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USB Storage Device Automount

Under Ubuntu 10.04 one of the problems which appeared is that USB devices would no longer automatically mount when plugged in. Normally I would get a pop up message asking what application I wanted to ...
4
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2answers
711 views

Disabling auto-open

How do I keep CD/USB automounting (works fine) BUT without auto-opening in Nautilus?