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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mount.nfs: Failed to resolve server /: Name or service not known

I'm trying to switch CIFS protocol with NFS in order to mount partition ( shared windows folder most likely , not sure ). I want to do this, because with CIFS I am required to use credentials , which ...
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How to add ciopfs to etc/fstab?

I have questions about "ciopfs". Lately I found, that "ciopfs" command can help me to deal with case sensitive problems for games and mods. And it worked just fine till I booted ...
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Syntax help in fstab needed

I just added a external ssd-drive (USB) to my VM (Ubuntu 20.04). Im trying to set it up as a XFS repository, and got the creation of A XFS partition (sdb1) in /sdb working. But i cant figure out how ...
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How to mount SMB share for multiple users

I have a proprietary NAS server than provides SMB services to access its content. The SMB protocol is stick to the V1.0 (can't changed that). I also have a ubuntu 20.04 server than should access to ...
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Custom mount hard drive on boot

I have a partition on my hard drive formatted as APFS. Linux has no support for APFS filesystems but I found the apfs-fuse driver which works fine for my needs (I only need read-only support). I am ...
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efi system partition problem while upgrading distribution

I have dual boot win10/ubuntu-linux. i want to upgrade my Ubuntu 20.04 to 20.10. but in process, i am getting an error that says: Efi System Partition (ESP) not usable I've tried: sudo mount /boot/...
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Can't mount replacement hdd to same spot?

I replaced my media hdd with a larger size and now I cant mount it to the same location as the old one /mnt/ultron I have deleted the ultron directory and recreated it, I have tried using the disks ...
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Slow write speeds when writing onto USB flash drives

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 on an old Dell Optiplex 760 box and the transfer speeds while copying files to USB flash drives are quite slower than what they should be, furthermore, at the end of the ...
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Deleting files from /mnt/md0 Frees Space Unexpectedly

When I delete large files from /mnt/md0, space appears to be freed from nvme0n1 because df- h shows that the usage for the filesystem moutned on / decreases significantly. Is my md0 array set up or ...
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Long boot time, /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/resume not found

After I mount a hdd I am finding relatively long boot time on ubuntu 20.04. On my PCI gen4 nvme, systemd-analyze Startup finished in 10.499s (firmware) + 3.259s (loader) + 4.428s (kernel) + 8.384s (...
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I can't figure out how to mount my drives properly

I am trying to figure out a way to mount my two drives correctly. I am running ubuntu (20.04.2) and I can't seem to find a solution. I installed the boot partition on my ssd and I also have a 4 TB ...
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Old hard drive seen as allocated space

Old hard drive seen as allocated space I have an old trusty 20.04 system and it's time to grow into a bigger machine. The new machine is all set up with fresh 20.04 and bigger drives. Everything looks ...
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Reliably mounting permanently using SSHFS

I want to permanently mount a remote directory with SSHFS and I've used fstab to do this--but only to some success. The problem is that any downtime experienced by the remote server ensures that I'll ...
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Automount Failing, Physical drive not attached at boot (USB SSD)

I'm attempting to automount an SSD that's connected through a usb using WSL2. I've correctly managed the fstab as when I input sudo mount -a the drive mounts. Here's the issue: when I boot up, the ...
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Create a Ramdisk with predefined folder structure possible?

I have a ramdisk defined in fstab and it's been working perfectly: ramdisk1 /media/ramdisk ramfs defaults,size=8G,x-gvfs-show 0 0 Recently I want to change the ramdisk in such a way that when the ...
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Where is fstab on my ubuntu? [closed]

were is my fstab and wats its name I looked in /etc. I have ubuntu 20.o4LTS I have tried looking on google it to I cant locate it
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Perf sched_stat_sleep issues after reboot

I'm using perf's sched:sched_stat_sleep on Ubuntu 20.04, and have added the following to the /etc/fstab: debugfs /sys/kernel/debug debugfs defaults 0 0 tracefs /sys/kernel/tracing tracefs defaults ...
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Boot.mount fails after upgrading to 18.04

This problem has happened across many of our servers that were upgraded to 18.04 from 16.04. The common configuration is that root is an LVM, and either there is a /boot partition, or a /boot and /...
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External drive keeps getting mounted under /media/ even though I have it in fstab under /mnt

I have 3 physical external USB drives. All are btrfs. Two are combined into a single volume, the other is not. The two volumes are both in /etc/fstab to be mounted at /mnt and that works fine, but ...
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Mounting errors in fstab while NAS is off

Also in newly installed Xubuntu 20.04 I am having problems with fstab getting through the mounting process when the NAS is off. When the NAS is on, I have no problem with the mounting. The fstab lines ...
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Not able to mount the share in fstab

my problem is: I am mounting the remote share with : sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.1.4/data -o username=pinas,password=password /mnt/remote_ananda there is no problem with and the share is mounted. ...
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NFS Network Drive Added to /etc/fstab, only root has permissions

I want to mount a network drive on a NAS (Synology DiskStation) when my linux server (old headless desktop running Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS) boots, and I want to make the share available to all users under /...
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Binding mounted SSD under /home using fstab, can you use the /proc/mounts path?

I have three SSDs in my system. The first, physically in the hardware (if that matters), is my Windows installation, the second my Ubuntu 20.04 installation, and the third is an NTFS storage drive. I ...
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dev-sda2.device takes longer during boot in Ubuntu 20.04 and 20.10 than other distros. How to fix this?

/dev/sda2 is my root partition. I'm using an SSD and it's not worn out. dev-sda2.device doesn't take more than a second in pop os or archlinux. This is my # systemd-analyze blame: 7.558s dev-sda2....
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Block device management

I searched for this in the forums, and did not find anything that could help me, if this was already discussed please forgive me. So I have 2 problems/questions: I recently installed unbuntu server ...
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How to mount a windows share to ubuntu 18.04 using a kerberos ticket (for all users) (no credentials file)

I am aiming to mount a windows share to one of our ubuntu 18.04 machines, we aim to do mount the share using a Kerberos ticket, we wish to have the mount accessible for all users and want to avoid ...
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Why is my swapfile not getting automatically mounted?

I always have to manually activate the swapfile after boot. What's wrong? Here is my /etc/fstab: # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique ...
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SYSTEMD-FSTAB-GENERATOR unit service not starting

I have the following entry in /etc/fstab: //remote/folder /mnt/local_folder cifs x-systemd.automount,uid=user,gid=user,file_mode=0755,dir_mode=0755,ro 0 0 and it mounts fine, but the systemd unit ...
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Mount public NAS: mount.cifs: permission denied

quick question: Trying to auto-mount my Nas. I only use the public share (so don't need passwords) and I have followed this instruction: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MountWindowsSharesPermanently So this ...
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Mount cifs on Ubuntu Operation not permitted

I'm tryng to mount a shared folder from a Windows Server 2003 in a Ubuntu 18.04 Complete server information: VERSION="18.04.5 LTS (Bionic Beaver)" ID=ubuntu ID_LIKE=debian PRETTY_NAME="...
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How to properly manage dependency between host-mounted NFS shares and docker containers?

I'm not sure if this is the "right place" for this question, but I'll ask here since I am definitely doing this on Ubuntu Server 20.04. I have a series of docker containers which are started ...
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How can I auto-skip a certain disk on boot up?

I'm running dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu. I have several disks including a WD SSD which I only for Windows (NTFS) and don't need to mount it in Ubuntu. However, since installing this new disk, ...
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I can't go back to default mode

Im completely new to this so I don't know anything. As of 2 days ago I wasn't able to boot up normally anymore, it sent me straight to the emergency mode. I did research and found my way into the ...
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How to run a command when ext4 errors are detected?

I've experienced some problems in the past days. My root partition was randomly remounting ro (read-only) when some ext4 errors were detected. I've got another HDD mounted at /mnt/files and everything ...
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Updating to Ubuntu 20.04 partially broke my Windows mounts

I have an Ubuntu 18.04 server that I upgraded to 20.04 over the weekend (via do-release-upgrade). This server has a permanent mount to a Windows server (I think it's Windows Server 2012, because it ...
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SSHFS connects works with command but not fstab [closed]

sshfs works when I connect with the command line: jack@lap:~$ sshfs jack@192.168.0.10:/home/jack/LanDrive ~/LanDrive But not when I try to mount it through fstab using this: sshfs jack@192.168.0.10:/...
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x-systemd.growfs in fstab Ubuntu Raspiberry pi 4

I installed Ubuntu 20.10 desktop on Raspberry pi 4. The problem is I installed it on an SSD and I want to resize the root partition and leave 11 to 12 GB free space at the end of the partition as over-...
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Disks utility options for automounting hard disk with rw rights

I am on Ubuntu 20.04.1 and I have a second hard drive: sdb1 (named mee_2) with one partition (FAT32). I used 'disks' to auto-mount it at start up. BUT as user I can not write on it... Which are the ...
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20.04 LTS PC not starting BCS of Noatime

yesterday I changed my main system from Windows 10 Ubuntu. The installation and everything went fine. I then watched an Video on what to do after the installation of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. One step was to ...
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CIFS mount problem, error cifs_mount failed w/return code = -2

I have a CIFS mount that was working but has broken. It still mounts with sudo mount -a but not at boot. The CIFS share is hosted on openmediavault 5 on a raspberry pi 4. I'm not seeing any errors in ...
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help changing fstab for hdd external [duplicate]

Is there a program that will help with fstab. Not sure how to mount a external harddrive with defualt options. Need help changing fstab for hdd. I screwed up editing mount options. Mounting with ...
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1/2 solved - Error removing old /etc/fstab entry to mount HDD

I could use a pointer on fixing the fstab problem to restore earlier working order. I dont have owner in mnt directory and its all snafu. Thank you very much. I tried changing the mount point of a ...
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Very slow boot on 20.04 - verify fstab or other alternatives

My Lenovo Thinkpad running Ubuntu 20.04 has started to take forever to boot. I read that it might be due to it trying for a long time to mount a partition that no longer exists in /etc/fstab but I'm ...
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How to prevent incorrect (double) mount points (generated by the docker service) before my LUKS disks are unlocked and mounted?

Situation I have the following situation that has been bothering me for the last few years after I every restart but after many attempts I decided to drop the question here. I had this problem using ...
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Seafile on mounted partition: operation not permitted

I'm not sure whether this is more a problem with Seafile or Ubuntu so I will just ask here: I would like to sync Seafile to a folder on a mounted partition called 'data' mounted to /mnt/data. Thats ...
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Trying to network mount a new exfat 6Tb hard drive for network windows 10 access, all instructions tried but still 'no such file or directory' error [duplicate]

I've looked at all previous posts and tried many suggestions/things, but I still can't mount my new hard drive to enable network access (via smb and for windows 10). Basically this is for my windows ...
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desktop weird behavior re. icons not displaying properly and drag and drop hanging the UI

I am transitioning from windows to ubuntu; I run 20.10 with Gnome in a partition of my disk. I mount the windows ntfs partition's on /home/myname My windows desktop, where I have a lot of my stuff, is ...
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How can I load a NAS share with cifs using etc/fstab in Ubuntu server 20.04.1 running on a Rasberry Pi 3b+

I have a Rasberry Pi 3B+ running Ubuntu server 20.04.1. I am trying to load shares from my NAS at startup to use with minimserver music server library. After having done some web searching I have ...
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fstab automatically creates mount points

As mentioned here, "you must create the mount point before you mount the partition." But after adding the following lines in fstab and rebooting the system /dev/sdxy /media/user/...
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Stale file handle error when using SMB3

I am using a fritz.box NAS in my local network and want to mount the storage during reboot. I used to successfully mount and use it using SMB1 but as it is not considered secure anymore I opted to ...

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