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Disk partition errors after size change

I increased the disk size of one of my VM when it was running. After a reboot, I get the following error message (at boot time): Mounting local filesystems...failed Now the VM is only accessible ...
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HP Pavilion cannot boot Windows 8; C:\ drive is in computer:///

I was trying out Kali Linux for the first time on my Windows 8 machine using a LiveUSB, and I somehow made my computer unable to boot my original OS. Looking in Computer, while using Kali, I see that ...
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Error mounting fstab

I have read many questions and answers in this and other forums before asking. I watched videos on Youtube to learn how to deal with the fstab file too. So forgive me for bringing back this doubt ...
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Having Trouble Mounting HFS Filesystem at Boot on Ubuntu Server

While the command "sudo mount -t hfsplus /dev/sdc1 /home/external3" mounts the hfs file system on the /home/external3 directory on my Ubuntu server, I don't understand how to get it to mount at boot. ...
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How mount remote folder on boot from virtualmachine guest onto host at boot?

On boot I want the following two things to happen in order: Start up a VirtualBox machine Mount a folder (only after the VB machine is booted) on that VB guest onto the local host machine (via ...
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Disable access to another Hard Drive Disks on Linux

I want to install some Linux disto into SSD disk, but I have another SSD with Windows, which I want to disable/unmount during running on Linux... Is there are some configs where I can set 1st SSD ...
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How to change mountall to mount -a at boot?

Apparently ubuntu uses mountal instead of the classic mount -a to increase boot speed. but the problem with mountall it mounts them in parallell. I need to mount drives in a specific order. How to ...
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Easier way to create floppy disk images?

I'm using Vyatta routers with KVM and want to attach a floppy drive with a config file for Vyatta when I boot the image. I'll be doing this over and over again, and as such am looking for an automated ...
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How to disable automount for specific, internal partitions on Windows 7?

I have an iMac on which I set up a Windows 7 on a separate partition of main main drive (an SSD) with Bootcamp. After installing the Bootcamp drivers, Windows is abled to read HFS+ file systems (even ...
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Trying to access laptop's internal HD from live USB

What's the most straight forward way of accessing a laptop's internal HD from a live USB? I've tried a damn small linux live USB drive, and then tried mounting the internal HD, but fdisk only finds ...
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How to mount a network drive with authentication at startup on Mac OS X?

I need to keep a network drive mounted at all times. I figured out how to mount it at startup, but this requires a password that changes every 3 months. How can I get around having to change the ...
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How to skip remote partition mount errors and continue booting?

I have an entry in my local machine's /etc/fstab to mount an NFS partition on a remote host: remotehost:/ /media/blabla nfs4 defaults,nobootwait 0 0 When I try to boot the machine while the remote ...
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Can I make SYSLINUX load a root fs from an image file on an NTFS partition?

SYSLINUX allows me to boot from a FAT16 USB-stick by loading a kernel image and an initial ram-disk (initrd) image from there. To get more space and a faster access, I can mount an NTFS partition ...
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Windows 8 create share on mounted ISO at startup

I have recently found someone who posted a registry setting that auto mounts an ISO on Windows 8 Pro at start-up. This is great because it allows me to mount my Office install disc which I can then ...
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1answer
346 views

vertical green stripes on the screen

I had ubuntu installed on my laptop (Sony vaio vgn-fz470e) was working with it, suddenly it restarted and then screen showed colorful squares at first and vertical green stripes remained on the ...
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How to boot into a root filesystem stored as partition image file on a bootable DVD?

I have created a bootable CD from a USB stick (built from Ubuntu core 12.04 according to this example) by copying the files of the USB stick's boot partition (containing vmlinuz and initrd.img) into ...
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Ubuntu Drive Mount Order

I have two drives, a 120GB SSD and a 2TB HD. I set the BIOS to boot from the SSD, and an the Drives window of Ubuntu it tells me the SSD is SDB and the HD is SDA. I would expect the SSD to be SDA ...
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Boot from USB and run batch file

I'm trying to boot from USB and run a batch file that will mount the computer's main hard drive and will copy a file from the root directory into a specified directory on the computer's hard drive. I ...
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mounting ext3 hard drive on boot in Fedora?

I have a 1TB ext4 formatted hard drive other than the one that Fedora has been installed. It is not mounted on boot time and after boot I need to mount it myself. I just click on file manager, it asks ...
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How do I get Windows 8 to mount a VHD at startup?

I have a VHD with a database on it, which I have attached to the database server, which wreaks havoc on the database server after a reboot and the VHD is no-longer mounted. My searching for this has ...
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Is it possible to set the device containing a linux root filesystem to always be detected as a specific block device?

I have a bootable linux thumb drive meant to deploy linux OS images and I've been having problems with the thumb drive occasionally changing the /dev/sd device it mounts as, wreaking havoc with the ...
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1answer
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unable to simultaneously mount hdd and its copy on OSX

Recently, I purchased an SSD and using dd copied my OSX HDD onto that SSD. I'm able to boot from both drives when they are installed in my Macbook Pro, separately. However, if both drives are in the ...
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Windows 8 boot loop after mounting from linux

I installed the release version of windows 8 professional (which I got through my university). I installed Ubuntu on another drive so I can select which drive to boot in the BIOS. All was well... ...
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Mounting system directories from network

I was thinking about how to keep write access to my Raspberry Pi's root file system (residing on a SD card) at a minimum. Of course, /var is a primary candidate for being kept somewhere else. I have ...
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fstab on boot: mount when device is plugged in

I have an external USB drive which I want to be mounted automatically on boot when it is plugged in. With the current settings in fstab, mount will try to mount it even when it is not available, which ...
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How do I stop ubuntu waiting for me to “Press S to skip of C to continue…” when it fails to mount on startup?

I've been having some issues with my RAID setup recently on my headless Ubuntu 10.04 server which means one of my mount requests is failing on bootup. Clearly I need to fix the RAID issue, but this ...
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How to perform a nested mount when using chroot?

Note that this question is prompted by the circumstances detailed by me (as Xl1NntniNH7F) in ...
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Unable to mount device on Linux (XFS)

I am unable to mount a device on my server due to error when mounting, the device is type XFS. The mount command returns message: "mount: structure needs cleaning" I've tried using xfs_check and it ...
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ubuntu 10.04 stuck on booting due to disk is already mounted

I replaced a failed hard disk which was mounted to /home. After boot, I logged in as root and replaced the uuid of the /home mount in /etc/fstab then rebooted it. Now it gets stuck on boot with the ...
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How do I prevent a partition on the hard drive from auto-mounting on boot?

I've tried this: Having the UUID for the volume (seen on disk utilities) to hide during the mount process, from an admin account edit the /etc/fstab file: sudo pico /etc/fstab/ Add a line with ...
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Windows 7 - Disk Read Error, Boot Disk not mounting

Some background first (a little long): A while ago, my desktop got stuck at the "logging off" screen (prior to shutdown, the machine was sluggish and I suspected some process making trouble). I ...
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How to automatically mount a LUKS-encrpyted iSCSI device at boot time

I have a Debian Lenny server and a client with Kubuntu 10.10. The server provides some iSCSI storage. One of the devices is the /home of the Kubuntu client. I know how to add devices to /etc/crypttab ...
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How does one mount a file system (afs, cifs, or smb) at boot so that the mount is persistent. (mac 10.6.6)

I would like to have directories on several PCs available to other users of a macbook pro running 10.6.6. Is this possible? I was able to get this to work for nfs via the disk-utility. I purchased ...
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Ubuntu: ALERT! /dev/mapper/localhost-root does not exist. Dropping to a shell!

I'm currently using Ubuntu Maverick, and whenever I try to use a kernel newer than 2.6.32-21, I get this message: ALERT! /dev/mapper/localhost-root does not exist. Dropping to a shell! Does ...
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Ubuntu: mount drive on boot

Ubuntu: I want to execute a mount command when my computer boots up, where/how do I do that? Looking at fstab, how would I run the command: mount -t cifs -o ...
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Root file system is mounted read-only on boot on Gentoo Linux

I am using Gentoo Linux and for a while now, the root file system is mounted read-only on booting. For obvious reasons, this is quite annoying as most services do not start up correctly (I do not use ...
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Mount an sshfs via macfuse at boot

I want to mount an sshfs folder at boot under Mac OSX: I'm using Macfusion right now, that is a GUI for MacFUSE, but I have to mount the folder manually. How can I achieve that?
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How to mount non-system TrueCrypt volumes before other startup programs (Windows XP)

I have a truecrypt volume that is automatically mounted as a favorite upon login. However, I have other startup programs that depend on it being mounted. How can I have the password prompt appear ...
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XFS won't mount with fstab options in Fedora 12

Okay, the topic says it all. I used the usual 'mkfs.xfs -l size=128m,lazy-count=1 /dev/sdX' at creation. After that, I would like to use custom mount options like: This goes instead of the "defaults" ...