I wanted to mount a partition automatically on boot, so I used storage device manager, as recommended on ubuntu help. The problem is I named it with my name instead of leaving it default. So, instead of monuting it to media/sda3, it tries to mount to media/Fabio (which is my name). The problem is it can't mount and always says "error mounting media/Fabio. Press S to skip or M to manually mount it"

here is an image of my fstab file on /lib/init/fstab

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I searched for similar topics but none of them worked or were exactly what I wanted.

  • This fstab doesn't even have the device you're talking about in it. Can you copy /etc/fstab into your question? That should have the device listed. – Kris Harper Nov 16 '11 at 2:22
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    Generally, I think it is better not to touch /lib/init/fstab unless you know what you're doing and only ever modify /etc/fstab. The former is used in the early boot process so many things are not yet available/mounted/loaded. – Sergey Nov 16 '11 at 2:43
  • this is what etc/fstab looks like img507.imageshack.us/img507/9065/screenshot2jz.png I had posted lib/init/fstab. Sorry. If I delete the line /dev/sda3 /media/Fabio Esteves ntfs nls=iso8859-1,users,umask=000,user 0 0 which contains the partition I do not want to try to mount, will it mount only the other one? thank you – user34069 Nov 16 '11 at 18:53

This was fixed by the user by removing the bad partition line in /etc/fstab.

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