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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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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 ...
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cifs mount error 61

I've been attempting to mount my dfs drive to ubuntu for some time and I keep getting an error. I can access the mount and folder through smb client but when I attempt to mount through fstab I get an ...
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How can I ensure laptop mounts shares on boot if connected to WiFi?

I have several folders on my NAS set to automount on my Xubuntu laptop at boot, using a saved credentials file. Each one has an fstab entry that looks like this: # NAS home //192.168.1.111/Home/ /...
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How to boot after adding a drive which gets assigned sda?

I run Ubuntu 18.04 on dual UEFI boot with Windows 10. I have one SSD (both systems are on that one) and one HDD. After adding a brand new SSD the new SSD got assigned sda and the system booted into ...
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System won't boot. Something to do with the partition table?

It started yesterday, when I tried to save some normal docs I work on all the time, and got an error saying it couldn't save because of a general input/output error. (Don't know if that's related to ...
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Delayed LUKS encrypted drive mount with password prompt not visibly asking password

I have an ubuntu MATE setup 18.04 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.15.0-23-generic x86_64) I want to have an encrypted $HOME while the rest remains unencrypted. Additionally, I decided to use btrfs with zstd ...
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SDcard mounts fine automatically, but has wrong fstype when mounting manually

I'm attempting to mount the sdcard of a raspberry pi as user in an Ubuntu system. If I just plug in the card, it mounts fine, but as root. So I tried mounting it via fstab, but fstab doesn't seem to ...
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/etc/fstab File Permissions

I'm currently configuring my /etc/fstab file so that it mounts my SMB Sharing on my system boot. I know as a fact that the default permissions of this file are 644. However, I'm actually going to put ...
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Mount fstab volumes on startup

In Ubuntu 18.04 I lost the ability to automatically mount network shares from fstab on startup. Every time I start my computer I have to manually mount all shares with sudo mount -a... I have already ...
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Ntfs disk get another path after reboot to windows [duplicate]

I have 2 OS on my laptop. Win 8 and linux ubuntu 18.04 and two drives - ssd and hdd. Hdd formatted as ntfs for possibility to use it from windows and linux. Partitions looks like sda ...
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18.04 Problems with bind mounting a folder at bootup

I have just upgraded my Ubuntu media PC with a new SSD. Problem is that the SSD does not have enough capacity to store my main media directory so I have kept it on the old 3TB hard drive which is now ...
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HDD partition is read-only despite 'rw' flag in fstab

I have a problem with mounting my HDD. I have Kubuntu 18.04 running on my SSD. Also, I have Win10 on the HDD. Now, I try to mount one of HDD partitions (not the one with Win10 system). But it mounts ...
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Partitioning existing LVM partition?

So currently I am trying to move /var to its own partition, which is well documented across the web. What I am having trouble with is creating a logical volume within the LVM partition. Upon running ...
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Wrong fstab cause to fail boot UBUNTU

after I accidentally commented my uuid in my fstab and now it fails to boot i only sees a terminal but i can login there like i normally do but no Ubuntu interface. I tried to remove the comment(#) ...
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sudo mount -a gives error when executing it [duplicate]

so im trying to mount smb share using this tutorial: https://www.ghacks.net/2009/11/04/connect-to-your-samba-server-from-linux/ im using: Ubuntu Server 18.04 it kinda works… i can mount it but the ...
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Unable to boot after accidentally unmounting all disks

I was having issues with an external hard drive automounting properly, so I stupidly ran the command umount -a -l which unmounted all drives including my main drive and swap drive and bootloader. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Mount NFS with FQDN not resolving address

Trying to mount /home directories to a NFS share. SERVERURL:/nfstest /home nfs vers=4,proto=tcp,intr,bg,rdirplus 0 0 However, in syslog it says that it cannot resolve the address. I'...
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CIFS mount - fstab versus manual - loss of writing privileges

I have a samba shares drive that is mounted at boot that works as I intend. Here is the fstab file: //192.168.1.2/ext4tb /mnt/ext4tb cifs ,credentials=/home/frepie/.smbcredentials,iocharset=utf8,vers=...
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Need help getting network shares to mount on boot with Ubuntu 16.04

I have all my movies and music on my WD MyCloudpr4100. I got my hands on an old Dell Poweredge 1950 that I plan on using for a Plex server. I want to have my folders on the network storage to auto ...
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Cannot write to NTFS data partition possibly because of lack of permissions?

I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed on a SSD with a larger separate HDD with 1 partition that contains Windows 10 and another NTFS partition that I use for storing all sorts of data. I have added the NTFS ...
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Cifs does not mount network device at boot

I have the following instruction written in /etc/fstab used to mount a samba shared NAS at boot of my Ubuntu server //192.168.100.104/creativelab /home/pec/CreativeLab cifs credentials=/home/pec/....
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Last kernel update to 16.04 don't mount my NAS by startup.

After the kernel update 16.04 it seems like the fstab file has not been readend. At least my NAS is is not mounted, but the NAS do mount, when I use the mount commend in the terminal as administrator -...
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Can not connect to SMB after upgrading from 17.10 to 18.04 LTS

I have 3 locations in file managers previously in 17.10. After upgrading to 18.04, they are not working anymore, error: Unhandled error message: Failed to mount Windows share: Connection timed out ...
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How to mount LVM Volumes with myself as owner in fstab

I have two LVM volumes that I'm trying to add to /etc/fstab. I am able to make it work with defaults option, but with that I end up with the mounts being owned by root. I want to mount them so that I'...
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Map network server using cifs: manual mount works, fstab fails

Been trying to setup a permanent mount for my institutional network server from my work-ubuntu 16.04 (dual boot windows - ubuntu). This has worked before. I have followed the many fine tutorials on ...
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Cannot view or edit permissions of remote share

I have FreeNAS running CIFS shares, and it's all working fine. I configured the shares to be mounted at boot by editing /etc/fstab and that worked fine too. However, the permissions for the share are ...