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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Unable to boot in Linux system. Having issue with partition mount

I had low space on root partition. And being new with Linux I tried to unmount root partition from gparted. Then I force stoped my laptop. From then on I'm unable to boot into Linux partition. I have ...
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Failure to Boot: Journal version is not supported by this e2fsck

My computer is failing to boot regularly, and I am entering the initramfs screen. The command exit outputs the following. /dev/nvme0n1p2: Journal version not supported by this e2fsck. /dev/nvme0n1p2: ...
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how to mount root of shared folders or how to mount all shared folders with cifs

I am trying to mount the root of a nas server. We have many shared folders and mounting one by one is a bit tedious. I am looking for a way to not have to place the folder to be mounted, if not all in ...
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Running out of room in /home

I wanted to run Ubuntu on my primary system so I installed a second hard drive, a 500GB. I let the install program do all of the partitioning. I tried to move files off of my Windows 7 drive, but I ...
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How to modify fstab to automatically load my swap file?

I have an 8GB swap file under /swapfile1 and I have to load it manually in the terminal every time I log in. I tried to modify fstab following the advice given in this thread Adding a new swap file. ...
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Mounting my two external drives, I find the media folder is full and I have to move it to a seperate partition to avoid the main drive filling up

When I add my two external hard drives, I mount them to folders in /media. They currently show 447.8 GiB of 915.8 GiB free (51% used) and 344.2 GiB of 915.8 GiB free (62% used). However, /media shows: ...
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How to define the fstab entry for /dirname when /home is already defined

I refer to the post How do I mount a folder from another partition?. I have /home associated with a partition and this is working. From the post it seems that my fstab should read: /whatever /home ...
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Remote SMB mount doesn't accurately imitate local file

I have a file (PDF, but I don't believe that's relevant) on a network drive. The drive is an SMB (permanent, but soft, via /etc/fstab) mount, which appears on a mount point, so it has a direct, normal ...
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NFS mount to NAS folder causes /mnt directory to become unresponsive; NAS also becomes unresponsive

I've just spun up a new Asustor NAS on my network and have been deciding how I want to configure and connect to it. I'm currently using NFS to mount shared folders I've created on the NAS. While ...
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Ubuntu not booting: Timed out waiting for device /dev/disk/by-uuid/

I installed Flashprint 5 for my 3D printer on my Ubuntu machine, but then the computer errors with this on boot: mtd device must be supplied (device name is empty) [ TIME ] Timed out waiting for ...
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Accidentally commented out main drive in /etc/fstab, cant boot, any way to fix this without clean install?

Yall are gunna chuckle at this one, but in an attempt to resolve a slow boot issue, I opened up etc/fstab, commented what I thought was an unused drive causing the issue, and then rebooted to see if ...
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RAID array not mounting after upgrade

I've upgraded from 20.04 to 22.04 and now I can't mount my RAID array. I believe it's hardware RAID, and I'm hopeful I didn't mess it up while restoring other things (after upgrade my system didn't ...
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False positive for a duplicate entry into fstab - how do I fix it?

I have a machine running Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS and am getting the following errors. I did some digging and in the process, the UUID appeared to update by itself. The UUIDs are unique for each partition. ...
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Ubuntu not mounting partition on startup (fstab looks odd)

I've spent the whole night trying different solutions, but nothing worked (disks, manual changes, etc). This happened after I resized my sda1 partition on gparted. First of all, this is how my fstab ...
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what does curlftpfs with fuse option do when mounting to this QNAP NAS

my /etc/fstab on a Ubuntu 20.04 system has the following line, minus some details that I wish to hide: curlftpfs#<admin-user>:<PASSWORD>@192.168.<NAS>:<port> /srv/html/data ...
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Ubuntu does not load

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 back in 2017 on 32 bits old laptop. I had to access my cd rom to look up some pictures and cd rom drive was not working. I went /etc/fstab file and monkey around without ...
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A problem with fstab and mounting hdds and permitions (I think)

I made a question few months ago about strange behavior of mounting process with fstab. Now I have a bit of new info, so I understand that the problem is with folders permission. But I can't catch ...
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How to auto mount drive with user permissions

When I mount a drive using fstab, it is owned by root, and I cannot write to it. I have tried chowning the folder where it gets mounted but it does nothing while mounted, and doing it when unmounted ...
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Current Method to Mount /tmp in 22.04 and Newer with noexec

I've read various other questions and answers and all of the guidance for mounting or changing the mount options for /tmp involve /etc/fstab or /etc/systemd/system/local-fs.target.wants/tmp.mount. ...
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Required NFS/CIFS mount in fstab fail due to failed nameserver

I have a setup in which I am mounting NFS/CIFS in my fstab which are then consumed by a service (in my case, the service is rendered by a docker container). I have a systemd unit setup for my docker ...
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Raid 5 array in Ubuntu 22.04 fstab question

I have nominal experience with Linux, but I have a raid array from an old NAS. I recently built a computer using the drives from the previous NAS as data drives (I installed a boot drive and installed ...
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cifs fails to mount windows server share: Duplicate cookie detected

I'm trying to mount windows share, here is my /etc/fstab: //X.Y.Z.W/share3 /media/share3 cifs username=User,password=MyPass12345,vers=1.0,iocharset=utf8,noperm 0 0 Here is what I get as error from ...
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Linux unmount automatically external drive / array after time

I have an external hard drive array that is permanently attached to the computer. I specified the array in /etc/fstab. When I start the computer, it is also mounted correctly. Only after a while it is ...
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How do I enable journal_async_commit?

I'm trying to enable journal_async_commit in fstab file. Here is what the relevant entry looks like: # /dev/nvme0n1p2 UUID=c4340389-c77d-473e-8867-39b677a49f96 / ext4 rw,lazytime,...
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System hangs/breaks when fstrim runs (dual boot on SSD setup)

I have a Windows 10 / Kubuntu 22.04 dual boot setup with both OS partitions on the same SSD drive. Every week fstrim.timer triggers fstrim.service to run in background and as a result my system "...
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automatically remount CIFS share [duplicate]

I've got a windows laptop with a share named 'share' The share is mounted on an ubuntu server in /etc/fstab //lt145/share /mnt/test/lt145 cifs nocase,rw,cred=/etc/cifspasswd,vers=3.11 0 0 It works, ...
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do-release-upgrade fails for ESP not usable

I am trying to upgrade my Ubuntu Server version (Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS) by doing do-release-upgrade. After running, it fails with: EFI System Partition (ESP) not usable Your EFI System Partition (ESP) ...
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LUKS disks fail to auto mount with key file on boot intermittently

I'm having an intermittent issue on boot where some hard drives don't decrypt using the specified key file and I'm prompted for that drive's key on boot. To dive a bit deeper, I'm running Ubuntu 22.04....
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Ubuntu Emergency Mode after Removal of Several Packages - App Armor Fails to Load Profiles

I was recently trying to install the Boost CPP libraries via sudo apt-get install libboost-all-dev. It had ask to remove several packages, so I mistakenly said yes to that prompt. Only after did I ...
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fstab cifs mount stopped working in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS “Jammy Jellyfish” : bad option

After installing Ubuntu 22.04 LTS “Jammy Jellyfish”, I noticed that the network drives listed in my Favourites no longer work. When I tried "sudo mount -a" in terminal - I got error messages....
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how to auto-mount ntfs via /etc/fstab

I have been trying to automount via fstab an external hdd formatted as ntfs. When it tries to boot it goes into emergency mode or it wont give me permission to do anything but read files. I tried ...
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Can't access .smbcredentials after upgrade to Xubuntu 22.04

I have a simple Puppylinux server sharing two folders over Samba. The LAN has about 16 other PCs with a very wide variety of OSes of varying ages. The Ubuntu Studio PC auto-mounts the shared folders ...
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Why don't some applications see my NFS mounted volumes?

I have a workstation running Ubuntu 20.04 and it is configured to mount 4 different NFS volumes that are being exported on my local network from a nearby FreeBSD (server) system. My /etc/fstab on the ...
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Mounting network storage

I want to mount network storage on my Ubuntu servers via fstab by adding all the domain credentials. But we want to secure credentials from fstab and it should still be mounted on the host always and ...
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CIFS: VFS: cifs_set lk failed rc=-5

I have just upgraded my 20.04 LTS to 22.04 LTS. No the console every 3-5 second is logging "CIFS: VFS: cifs_set lk failed rc=-5". I have 2 cifs mount in fstab, so I assume it's those, but ...
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mtd device must be supplied (device name is empty) on old xeon server, You are in emergency mode

I got an old server running windows server 2003 with a xeon x3380 and three 1tb disk drives. The drives have been replaced and the server was used until 2018. After receiving it I wanted to wipe it so ...
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nested samba share

For some reason the share //192.168.1.5/NonMedia/QEveline won't mount by /etc/fstab contents. The error is mount error(13): Permission denied Why can't I mount a share as another user? this is the ...
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Newly installed ssd not visible in files

I have a newly installed SSD on 22.04 that I can access through the terminal as well as files. However, it does not appear in the navigation menu of the ubuntu file manager. I know that I can bookmark ...
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lsblk: root partition mounted on / and /var/snap/firefox/common/host-hunspell?

I rebooted ubuntu 22.04 today and it could not find the root drive and I kept being dropped to a root shell. Correlation does not prove causality, but I find it very odd that nvme0n1p5 is mounted at ...
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Timed out waiting for device /dev/disk/by-uuid on Ubuntu 20.04.4

Hello I am a complete newbie to Ubuntu and Linux. I am currently running a Windows 10 and Ubuntu partition.My version of Ubuntu is 20.04.4. After searching the internet the must common fix for my ...
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Which service start or read fstab at start?

I am using wsl2 on windows 10. My fstab is not being read at start and I must type mount -a to load my fstab. So I want to know how is it really works ?
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How to mount bind in fstab?

Here is my fstab entry : "/mnt/c/Users/clego/OneDrive - ESEO/Cours/I2/" /home/clego/I2 none defaults,bind 0 0 But when I type sudo mount -a I got mount: /etc/fstab: parse error at line 1 -- ...
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How to Mount a Samba Share on Ubuntu 20.04 server for Raspberry Pi 4/400

I have been trying very hard to mount a samba share. The following works well in all x86-based Ubuntu 20.04. But it fails to mount in Raspberry Pi based Ubuntu 20.04. //192.168.1.5/Media /mnt/smb ...
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Must be superuser to mount - even though /etc/fstab option includes users

I am trying to set up the Automatic Ripping Machine (nickname for which, sadly, is arm) on a Ubuntu 20.04 LTS system with latest updates. Part of the installation was to put the following line into /...
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I cannot boot if mdadm RAID1 array is in FSTAB

Context: Due to a failed update from 20.04 to a 22.04, I decided to reinstall from zero the 22.04. All things went fine, but I’m with an unbootable system if I left RAID entry at FSTAB. I have a 2 ...
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mounting cifs using kerberos not getting ticket

I'm trying to mount shares on Ubuntu using Kerberos authentication, after logging using an AD account, klist outputs the following Ticket cache: FILE:/tmp/krb5cc_1320813139_Ipmgx6 Default principal: ...
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How to find a mount point of a samba share mounted by 'gio mount' command?

The other day, I have mounted a samba share using this command. gio mount smb://129.254.xx.yy/mygroup Today, I've forgotten this and tried to mount the share with the same command, and got this ...
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Unable to mount samba share on old NAS device on Ubuntu 22.04 - kernel 5.15. Works on kernel 5.13

I think the title is pretty self-explanatory. But I will attempt to shed a little more light on my problem. After upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04 and rebooting I noticed that a samba share I have on an old ...
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kernel: [258605.922058] CIFS: VFS: \\192.168.2.107 Send error in SessSetup = -11 after upgrade to 20.04.1

hope I can get some help. I have to be honest up-front, I do not have great linux skills - still learning. I recently upgraded to 20.04.1. I don't know if these errors started right after that, or ...
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Can't mount network drive properly over Wi-Fi

I am trying to mount a network drive on Lubuntu 16.4 Raspberry Pi edition. I want to clarify, that I can mount it using the mount command. The issue is with mounting it on boot. I've already modified /...

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