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Questions tagged [fstab]

The etc/fstab file contains static file system information. It normally contains an entry for each partition name or UUID that lists the mount point, filesystem type and mount options.

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Ubuntu map CIFS / SMB share using active domain credentials without password file

Is there a way in Ubuntu 18.04 to map an SMB share when the users login without using a password file? The boxes I have are members of a Windows Active Directory domain and the users will use their ...
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how to mount img file (Virtually) WITHOUT loop or fuse or any loadable module in ubuntu 14.04 (running in docker without priviledge in c9.io)

I am trying to mount (plain-ext4-format) .img files in a ubuntu 14.04 running in c9.io without ability to load module or kernel tweak or fstab tweak (because it ignores fstab).i can login as root. i ...
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fstab edit for NAS mount

I have a WD Mycloud and I want to permanently mount the public folders on my Ubuntu computer. I have edited the fstab to this line but I have some questions: //192.168.106.105/Public /media/nas cifs ...
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samba share write privileges lost

I had a samba shared drive that use to work fine for my ubuntu workstation but wasn't available on Windows computers. The setup allowed for anonymous users to access it and this is not permitted on ...
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Mount NTFS using /etc/fstab [duplicate]

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 18.10. Using the disc management tools in Windows I was able to shrink the volume and give myself 200G for Ubuntu. I am trying to mount the Windows partition so ...
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A shared folder doesn't mount upon startup of Ubuntu on Oracle VM Virtualbox

I have a PC with Windows 7x64. I installed Oracle VM (v. 5.2.20). In the VM I installed Ubuntu 18.04 and created a shared folder in the VM. The shared folder has name vp and refers to d:\vp folder on ...
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Deleting /tmp does not release (reclaim) space

I am new to Ubuntu and am testing 18.04 to, hopefully, move away from Windows 10. I added the following line to fstab to mount /tmp as tmpfs (I have lots of memory so I omitted a size limit): tmpfs /...
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System crashes on boot if more than 2 drives in fstab?

So I'm setting up a new home server running Ubuntu 18.04. Everything goes smoothly, system works perfectly fine, until I try to install a 3rd drive. Primary drive is a 250G SSD, secondary drive is a ...
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mount samba share gives 'can't find [mount path] in /etc/fstab'

sudo mount -t cifs -o //192.168.0.3/Public /media/external mount: /media/external: can't find in /etc/fstab. The path /media/external exists and is empty. If I do smbclient //192.168.0.3/Public I ...
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Could not read the contents of '/media': Permission denied [duplicate]

When I open a file in an application (for example, gimp) I get the following GUI error message as soon as I browse into /media: Could not read the contents of media Error opening directory '/media':...
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NFS mounts not happening at boot in 18.04 or 18.10

I'm trying to set up a couple of NFS mounts to automatically mount at boot. I'm not new to this; I did this on Solaris in 1985. Here's what I have in /etc/fstab: iomega:/nfs/Music /music nfs rw,...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04.01 LTS CIFS Mount failing

Having issues getting my persistent network shares to mount in Ubuntu, here is what ive added to /etc/fstab //192.168.2.10/AlphaData_GlobalShare /media/AlphaData cifs credentials=/root/....
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How do a mount a NAS (WD, MyBookLive) so i can add media to a plex server?

How do i add/mount my exsisting NAS drive (WD,MybookLive) so that i can add the folder to my plex server? As i understand it (and this is day1 of me using Linix) i have to add a line in fstab to ...
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What is the difference in cifs.mount between (L)ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04?

Since upgrading I have issues with my samba share. Lubuntu will fail to copy files from a special filesystem called mp3fs that is mounted on the share and which is transfering FLAC (and others) to MP3 ...
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Wrong UUID in /etc/fstab after installing 18.04 [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 18.04, and could not start the machine after installation. The reason was that the system was not properly mounted, and I saw wrong UUIDs were written in fstab. I corrected the UUID ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 stuck at start-up - probably not properly unmounted?

When ubuntu is started, the grub menu pops up. When I select "Ubuntu", a black screen showing "/dev/sda2: Recovering journal" and "/dev/sda2: clean .../... files, .../... blocks", afterwards the ...
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After 18.04.01 LTS server update samba returns unable to find suitable address message

So, at first Samba worked even after the update, Due to lack of GB on server side hard drive i changed the label of a drive. altered all i needed to relevant places and files. All worked, could acces ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 takes long time to boot

I have a dual boot system (Windows 10 + Ubuntu 18.04). Here is the output of systemd-analyze time: Startup finished in 6.590s (kernel) + 57.125s (userspace) = 1min 3.715s graphical.target reached ...
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How to fix fstab samba mounts not loading

I have two mount statements in the fstab file but they dont work. Here is an example- I can do a sudo mount with the text below, it works perfectly. sudo mount //192.168.0.200/Movies /mnt/NAS1HD -...
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How do I mount from fstab without interruption if the drive isn't available?

I would like to have a drive mounted during boot, but only if it's available. I have an entry for it now in fstab, but if it's not available boot halts. Is there a way to have to format the fstab line ...
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using fstab to mount network drive with cifs

I'm trying to set up samba on an ubuntu server, and create automatic backups on my ubuntu desktop, both 18.04, but I can't seem to configure fstab properly. I have ownership of both the server's ...
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How can I add the new space to a volume group after resizing partition?

This was the output of lsblk before running parted: sda 8:0 0 90G 0 disk └─sda1 8:1 0 40G 0 part ├─ubuntu--vg-root 253:0 0 39G 0 lvm / ...
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automount vmware shared folder in ubuntu 14.04

I have shared by drive D: from my Windows 10 host to my Ubuntu 14.04 guest in VMware. Ubuntu successfully mounts this share into /mnt/hgfs/D. However I would like to automount it to /D on startup. ...
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Automount windows network share 18.04

Since updating from 16.x to 18.04 my windows network share doesn't automount. My /etc/fstab started like this, and worked fine in 16.x //SISKO/usb_storage /media/plex cifs guest,uid=1000,iocharset=...
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Modify group for all automount USB flash drives and external hard drives

I'm running both Linux Mint (17.2) and Ubuntu (18.04) on two different machines. When I plug in an external hard drive or USB flash drive, the drive is automatically mounted. A directory is created (...
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CIFS mount error (fstab) at boot since networking doesn't seem to be up

On a newish 18.04 system, I added a few SMB mounts to my fstab and verified they do mount, interactively. When my system boots, it complains about CIFS mount errors, then tells me I am in emergency ...
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Mount point 0 does not exist

I have been trying to mount an usb drive to my raspberry, but suddenly i started getting the same error over and over and I couldn't find a single way to fix this. mount: /etc/fstab: parse error at ...
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Within Vagrant, cannot get a mount to persist after halt

I am using Vagrant for Node.js development, on a ubuntu/xenial64 base box. I'm trying to configure things such that node_modules isn't synced to the Windows filesystem, even though the surrounding ...
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How to get mhddfs to mount drives at boot

Ok so I have two drives for general data and two for videos on my server now running 18.04.1, I have all 4 drives mount at boot but when I go to add the line that the tutorial suggested my system won'...
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How to auto mount fstab inside container

My Ubuntu is 16.04 and LXD 3.0.1 Inside the container, my /etc/fstab is shown below. LABEL=cloudimg-rootfs / ext4 defaults 0 0 /dev/zd0 /home2 ext4 defaults,usrjquota=aquota.user,...
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18.04.1 steam says I can't make a partition on a drive without exec but I edited fstab

I have previously edited fstab successfully to automount my extra HDDs, and I've updated it to include exec permission rw,exec,user,auto,fmask=0177,dmask=0077,uid=1000 When I try to make a new ...
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Automatic Adding of Filesystems to /etc/fstab

I use lvcreate and mkfs to create new filesystems on my Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS systems. One thing I find confusing is that the system does not automatically add any new filesystems that I create to ...
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mount does not work after migration to 18.04

after migrating to xubuntu 18.04 CIFS mounting of my synology folders does not work. Similar problem occurs with 2 desktops on our local network. synology samba version is 4.4.9. Linux Xubuntu ...
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How to change partition permissions with fstab?

I have an Ext4 partition on my HDD which I am trying to use as a samba share. The samba share is visible, but not accessible from any device on the network, and after some troubleshooting, I have ...
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Mount options do not match with working configuration

In essence, I'm willing to configure one of my hard drives on Ubuntu 18.04. I've tried a few lines in /etc/fstab yet somehow it changes on startup from rw to ro. Current configuration: UUID=...
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Samba no longer mounts at boot

I have a samba shared drive that I use to keep files that are available to anyone on the network. This drive is mounted at boot on my computers. Here is the fstab file: `# /etc/fstab: static file ...
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How do I mount loop device with zfs in fstab?

How do I mount loop device with zfs in fstab ? Here is how I created it: fallocate -l 150G /jdata/zfs_psql.disk sudo losetup /dev/loop2 jdata/zfs_psql.disk sudo zpool create -f -O atime=off -O ...
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Slow boot after upgrading Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 [duplicate]

I have a problem which seems to be very common when upgrading to a newer Ubuntu version. With Ubuntu 14.04 LTS the booting time used to be lower than 20 seconds and now after upgrading to 16.04 LTS is ...
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Clean Install of 18.04 server does not mount all partitions

After a failed update from 16.04 server to 18.04, I did a fresh install of 18.04 server. When checking fstab I see that not all partitions are mounted. Here's the fstab entries: UUID=bce7a885-a404-...
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mount: can't find /home/paatubo/Desktop/vmshare in /etc/fstab [duplicate]

I made a sharefolder on vmbox. I typed sudo mount -t vboxsf /home/paatubo/Desktop/vmshare/ But it showed the following message as response: mount: can't find /home/paatubo/Desktop/vmshare in /...
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Modifying /etc/fstab makes the system boot up in emergency mode [duplicate]

I am mounting my user filesystem in a server I connect to through SSH as a remote filesystem in my local Ubuntu machine. For that I have been following the instructions in this tutorial. The first ...
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Using Plex and Snap apps. Mounting issues

I have a drive mounting issue, and I think it has to do with the way Nautilus takes ownership of my mounted drives. I have an NTFS partition mounted in /media through /etc/fstab. In this ...
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Boot Error mount: can't find /root in /etc/fstab

I've been trying to boot my live persistent version of Ubuntu but I've been getting multiple errors like, cannot find filesystem and, kernel needs to be loaded first. I've changed the code from: ...
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Setting up boot/efi in fstab

I'll try to be brief on the backstory. I recently bought a really cheap slim notebook,came with a low power celeron, 4gb ram and a 32gb eMMC drive, it also features a 500GB internal Sata HDD I added ...
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Pen drive not mounting

This worked earlier, but no longer works.?? andy7_~$ mount /media/andy/KINGSTON_DRIVE/ mount: /media/andy/KINGSTON_DRIVE/: No such file or directory andy7_~$ sudo mount /media/andy/KINGSTON_DRIVE/ [...
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How can I edit my fstab file?

Unfortunately, I cannot use my Cdrom. Could someone help me? /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a # device; this may be used ...
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Editing filesystem mount options outside of fstab for LUKS partitions

I have several LUKS encrypted drives attached to my system which do not mount at boot. I want to edit some of the options normally found in /etc/fstab (mainly noatime), but these drives aren't in ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04: fstab entry for root partition has passno = 0

The fstab entry for the root partition on my SSD is: UUID=fd3b80aa-901c-11e8-a5c4-e0d55e5a7608 / ext4 defaults 0 0 This was generated automatically during the Ubuntu Server installation. Note that ...
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Auto-mounting several Windows shared-folders doesn't …always… work

I've got a problem with network shared-folders configuration in fstab : I'm on Ubuntu 18.04. I've modified my /etc/fstab, adding these lines : //192.168.x.x/Common_space /media/common_space cifs ...
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How can I permanently mount / automount a specific volume disk to another folder?

I want to permanently mount/automount using /etc/fstab on my server volume /dev/vg_nfs/lv_nfs to the mount point /DATASHARE and set the mount permissions to u=rwx g=rw- o=rw- I just want to connect ...