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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Why am I prompted for my password every time I access a mounted disk under 20.04?

I have several SSD disks connected on my Ubuntu server, and under 19.10, they were mounted automatically under their respective directories. But under 20.04, every time I want to access one, it asks ...
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Fstab file can't mount to /usr

I tried to use a bind mount from my /d(another partition)/usr to /usr And I tried that several times using fstab and failed, can someone have a look? fstab file: # / was on /dev/nvme0n1p2 during ...
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How to edit fstab on livecd and change UUID [closed]

I ask for your help to solve this problem on my pc, because I already tried to solve it through several links, but without success! So, i deleted the boot-efi partition of my Linux Mint 19.3, because ...
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fstab mounting not working with Ubuntu 20.04

Having a fresh install of 20.04 along with cifs-utils, I tried to reuse my fstab that I ported over from 18.04. the manual mount command that I wanted to reuse looks like this //xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/user/...
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mount a ntfs windows harddrive permanently at startup

I need some help when mounting a windows hard drive permanently at startup. As far as I red the documentation, I need to add a line in fstab So far I got the Info -- sudo blkid --- terminal /dev/...
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Changed 120gb SSD to 256gb SSD for OS, no partition on other drives anymore

My original ubuntu server OS was on a 120gb SSD. I decided to change the SSD to a bigger size. I have 4 other HDDs in the system. After reinstalling the OS, I copied my old fstab file back to mount ...
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Stuck in emergency mod, I tried something to get out, it get worse

edit : Sorry if I wasn't clear, I will try my best to be understable I'm STUCK in emergency mod and I did something stupid to solve my issue I edit the wrong UUID via edit/etc/fstab : I erased the ...
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Ubuntu: Moving home directory failure

Running Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit on a system with 2 hard drives. System is duel boot: Win-10 & xUbuntu. xUbuntu is regular Ubuntu but using the XFCE Desktop rather than Gnome. PC has 2 disk drives: a ...
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NFS stopped working after upgrade

After upgrade, NFS modules stopped loading into kernel, /proc/fs/nfsd stopped being mounted. Using modprobe to load the NFS modules successfully installs, but when attempting to mount -t nfsd /proc/...
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Not booting except in recovery mode

I don't even understand the problem. # /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 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Mount Issues

Hoping everyone is safe and sound during the lockdown! Linux newbie here (apologies for any incorrect terms or lack of verbose diagnostics), wondering if anyone out there can provide me a helping ...
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System will not boot!

I unplugged my computer to do some cleaning at my desk and when I plugged it back in I could not longer boot into Ubuntu 18.04. It sits for a minute and a half and goes into emergency mode. I ran ...
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20.04 upgrade makes NAS unavailble

I have been running 16.04 for four years and opted to upgrade to 20.04. I have two Buffalo Linkstation NAS devices that I've been using for years without too much difficulty. However after this ...
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“welcome to emergency mode” after ntfs-config

Computer booted to black screen 'welcome to emergency mode'. Now, only with external drive connected it passes through error! I am betting on sudo ntfs-config since I did something with it just before....
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Several Apps not launching

When trying to launch Discord, Atom, calculator, VLC media player and some other apps, nothing happens. Tried to open via terminal and got: system_key.go:126: cannot determine nfs usage in ...
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Mounting /tmp as tmpfs on Ubuntu 20.04

I'd like to mount /tmp without fstab entry using tmp.mount However on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, it doesn't seem to work. user@user-x1:~$ systemctl status tmp.mount Unit tmp.mount could not be found. user@...
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Can't remount with new options in /etc/fstab

I have a partition /dev/sdb8 with ext4 filesystem on it. At first I mounted it with usrquota,grpquota options in /etc/fstab /dev/sdb8 /quota ext4 usrquota,grpquota 0 0 mount /quota ...
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root fliesystem (on LVM) not mounting on boot

I have spent a few days trying to resolve this myself without success. The GRUB2 boots, but boot fails when trying to load root drive. boot screen sda has 2 partions, sda1 is small and has the boot, ...
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Mounted ExFat Disk: No such file or directory

I'm using an ExFat external disk on Ubuntu 18.04.4 with auto-mount but after a while I can't copy or edit items on the disk anymore but the items are still accessible. After a system-restart I can ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Can't Mount Devices by Double Click on File Manager If They Are Defined in `fstab`

I have few HD with NTFS on my computer. Usually I can see those Hard Drives as devices in the File Manager home (computer:///). By double clicking them they are mounted. I wanted to make sure when ...
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How to automatically reboot out of emergency mode?

I'm having this exact issue: How to exit emergency mode and boot to default mode? When Ubuntu is booting, an fstab entry fails to boot, causing it to enter Emergency Mode. However, this is just ...
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How to recreate /etc/fstab on a LVM system

I accidentally emptied my /etc/fstab (playing with tee without the -a option is not a good idea ;) ) It wouldn't be a big problem to recreate if I hadn't choose the "LVM" installation option. # sudo ...
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exFAT auto mount user rw

I format an internal drive as exFAT so it can be shared with Win if necessary and mounted it from Disks, creating the following fstab entry: LABEL=Media /mnt/Media auto nosuid,nodev,nofail,x-gvfs-...
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sda1 ro, sda2 rw but with bindings to sda1! How to?

I try to do the following In our fstab: /dev/sda1 / ext2 defaults,noatime,ro 0 0 /dev/sda2 /mnt/dd2 ext3 defaults,...
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folder bind from fstab visible as mounted Devices

I mounted a windows ntfs partition with a Veracrypt encryption through fstab and bound one of the folders inside to a different Location. The idea is to share certain files between my two operating ...
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[ubuntu19.10]cant boot into unless using sudo mount -o remount,rw /

I was trying to set some mount for sftp, in the process I think I messed up the fstab accidentally. Now on reboot, it boots into recovery, and using mount -o remount,rw / can let me boot into the ...
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Mounting a WD Livebook share on raspberry Pi using fstab

I have managed to successfully mount a WD Livebook share (called tv with Public access) using the following command: sudo mount -t cifs -o credentials=/smb-credentials,dir_mode=0777,file_mode=0777,rw,...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Mounting additional HD & FSTAB errors

I try to mount a 2nd HD using this method: Adding a line infstab: UUID=3edefcc8-04fb-449b-9e72-9bda7e443f65 /home/guy/newHD ext4 defaults x-gvfs-show 0 0 Mount shows and works OK (as far as I ...
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After a freeze, /home on another disk not mounting on startup

My machine froze, and I had to pull the cable. As I boot it back up, I'm stuck in the login screen, most likely because all of sudden the /home of my user is not mounted on startup. It seems to be ...
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Changing mountpoint /media/user to /home using fstab made user files disappear

I absentmindedly didn't finish backing up my home directory before doing a clean reinstall. I also absentmindedly didn't set the partition mount point so the home partition was mounted at /media/user ...
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My NFS drives do not mount at startup [duplicate]

After a reboot, my NFS drives do not mount automatically, I need to manually do: sudo mount -a What is wrong? My /etc/fstab looks like this: /dev/disk/by-uuid/b59667cf-c443-4832-9286-0856ca9e7a35 / ...
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Auto-mounted two partitions thru fstab, one of them is locked

I just upgraded my PC to an SSD/HDD configuration. Spent my day today trying to make dual booting work. Ubuntu is installed alongside Windows on the SSD, but I partitioned the HDD into three: one NTFS ...
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Problem mounting 2 network shared folder folders

I am using a freeNAS with SMB shares and as long as i only mount one of my kids folders its fine in fstab but the minute i mount both it wont mount the other. my lines is fstab are this Mount Conor's ...
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File already opened exclusively by another user

I am trying to run a windows application (Enterprise Architect) through Wine. It seems to work perfectly when I work locally. But we have a shared file on a windows share and when running in Windows ...
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Which filesystem <type> should I set on /etc/fstab for an NTFS partition?

I have a dual boot machine with Ubuntu and Windows, with a data partition to share files between both systems. This data partition had once a FAT32 filesystem, and I re-formatted it from Windows as ...
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How to get into Recovery Mode to edit /etc/fstab when I can't login as root?

I re-formatted a FAT32 partition as NTFS from Windows Server, on a dual-boot machine, and now I can't get into to Ubuntu. Windows won't allow me to re-format it back to FAT32. And I don't have ...
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Adding ntfs partition to fstab slows down boot time

I have a 1TB SSD drive I created 3 main partitions for 120GB for windows, 120GB for linux, and ~500GB for a shared drive. I partitioned the shared drive as NTFS and added this line to fstab UUID=xxx ...
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using davfs without root, problem with groups [duplicate]

bruni@PROX15:~$ mount /home/bruni/Documents/Data_Buero/Egroupware/wd_files /sbin/mount.davfs: user bruni must be member of group davfs2 bruni@PROX15:~$ groups bruni bruni : bruni dialout cdrom floppy ...
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Mount two different network folders as local folders, only one will mount

I have edited the fstab file to have //192.168.12.14/Silver Screen /media/Movies cifs redentials=/home/chase/.smbcredentials,iocharset=utf8,gid=1000,uid=1000,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 0 0 //192....
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made changes to /etc/fstab and now i cant boot

i had this problem recently when i couldn't mount any disk in a read-write mode, just read-only. then i asked here and there about it. made a change or two in that file and now that i restarted the pc,...
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why my swapfile did not get mount from time to time?

I put my swapfile on an encrypted disk: /dev/mapper/encrypted-disk /data auto defaults,x-systemd.automount,x-systemd.mount-timeout=1min,x-systemd.device-timeout=1min 0 2 /data/swapfile swap swap sw ...
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Root file system mounted as read-only

Recently, on of our Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS servers went into RO mode. I have searched all over and tried various things to no avail, therefore I am turning here for help. I copied a folder (size +/ 24 MB)...
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Miltiple user in .smbpassword

Is it possible to put more users in the .smbpasswd file? I have never found such an example anywhere. Something like: username=user1 password=pass1 username=user2 password=pass2
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Permanently mounting a samba-shared-folder on a RPI to my Ubuntu server 18.04

I've got an RPI running Ubuntu server 18.04 and have set up a samba server there to share /home/user/sambashare. I used these instructions to get that up and running. In the same network I have an ...
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Remount CIFS on network reconnect

I have a CIFS network share mounted on /etc/fstab at boot on a laptop connected to the wireless network. My fstab looks like this: //192.168.0.100/MyShare /mnt/MyShare cifs username=<username&...
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Cannot move /home to external drive

I am running into an issue moving my /home folder from my SSD to an external HDD. I have a dual boot of linux and windows on the SSD and I am running out of space, so I want to move the /home ...
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18.04 Drive mounted into directory in a zfs pool, now pool is degraded

I'll start by saying all my data is backed up elsewhere, so all is not lost (it's just annoying and I'd like to learn from my mistakes). I've had a 2 drive zfs mirror pool setup for several months ...
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Create a directory on /dev/shm @ boot prior to nfs-kernel-server loading

I would like to have the directory /dev/shm/cache created at boot such that I can call it in my exports file. If the directory is not there when the nfs-kernel-server starts, it fails for obvious ...
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how to setup ubuntu that fstab runs after network is connected?

right now I have setup /etc/fstab like this: //192.168.5.167/H /mnt/ssd cifs credentials=/root/.smbreds,noauto,x- systemd.automount 0 0 I want to set it up like first network should be connected ...
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Unable to access external storage

Whenever I insert an external USB storage device in my USB port on my new Slimbbok pro x15 running Kubuntu 18.04 I get: An error occurred while accessing '1,9 GiB Removable Media', the system ...

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