fstab is a file on in Unix / POSIX systems that stores settings about where devices system startup are mounted.

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Allowing users to mount /dev/loop0

I have a following problem. I need to let normal users mount device /dev/loop0 to a predefined directory /mnt/data. The filesystem of the device is unknown and is to be defined when mount command is ...
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Problem mounting XP share using CIFS

I've seen other similar questions but don't believe any of them solves my problem. I've got a VMWare virtual Ubuntu box. hosted by an XP machine. The XP machine is sharing a folder VMWebRoot I want ...
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Is there a difference between using pmount and mount?

Is there any difference between using pmount to mount a device (e.g., USB drive) and using mount with user in the 4th column of /etc/fstab? Essentially, is the only purpose of pmount to allow the ...
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Set proper rights for sshfs mountpoint so it can be shared with samba

I have a domain hoster that provides access via SSH. My platforms are: Gentoo 2.6.36-r5 Windows (XP/Vista/7) I work on my Windows, I use Gentoo to do all the magic Windows can't do. Therefore I ...
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Mounting network storage over wireless

I have a laptop that is connected to my home network over wireless connection. The laptop runs a bit torrent client which downloads to a mounted NAS filesystem . I would like the laptop the run the ...
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EC2 volume not mounting via fstab; manual mount successful

I have a Micro instance running Ubuntu 10.04 x86 (AMI ami-3e02f257). It has the OS volume attached at /dev/sda1 and a second volume attached at /dev/sdf (reported as ...
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fstab: When do you use the “dump” and “fsck” options?

I found a great tutorial on how to use fstab: http://www.tuxfiles.org/linuxhelp/fstab.html Using this tutorial, I was able to successfully get my SIMPLE mounting needs working. But during the ...
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how do i make sure i have read and write access to the folder when i'm mounting it in Linux (Ubuntu) using the fstab file

follow up to How do i set up shared folders in virtual box (windows 7 host, Ubuntu guest)? i can get the folder to mount on start up, but it keeps coming up with a padlock symbol on the icon and i ...
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Filesystem handling for embedded Linux device

I am developing a device that will run Linux as its operating system. The device is a small form factor X86 device with a flash drive exposed as a SATA-device. So it is not very dissimilar from any ...
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fstab line for auto mount drive that all users can read/write

I have installed a cable that connects from the CPU's SATA motherboard connection to a removable drives' ESATA connection. I would like to be able to swap drives on the ESATA connection and have all ...
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How to Set “<options>” in fstab - Manual Mounting is Successfull

I am not real familiar with fstab yet, so I have a couple questions. When I use this command to mount devices: sudo mount -t cifs -o username=admin //192.168.1.134/share_name /mnt/share_name With ...
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Unable to move file in a folder with the correct permissions

I've got a problem with a sata hdd, it is mounted in fstab like this: UUID="089DD5F442991363" /home/lex/media/archive1 ntfs rw,users,suid,uid=1000,gid=1000,umask=000,exec,utf8 0 0 ...
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Ubuntu network share fails to mount, can't get to command prompt on boot?

One of my network shares is down, which isn't a big deal, but now my Ubuntu instance fails to boot properly. On boot it will display the screen giving me the option to skip the mount, or do a manual ...
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Mounting a partition as your Music folder in Ubuntu 10.4

I have installed a new hard drive and partitioned some space that I am wanting to use for keeping my Music files on. I have entered a line into the /etc/fstab file that I believe mounts the partition ...
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Modify fstab entry so all users can Read and Write to an EXT4 Volume

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 box with an EXT4 partition. This partition is set to automatically mount in /etc/fstab. For the purposes of this post, we'll call it: /media/foo. Unfortunately, only root ...
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Mounting a VirtualBox shared folder on boot with fstab in OpenSuse 11.3

I have followed the steps found here, however, the share is not mounted on boot. The share will mount if i run 'mount -a' after booting. Why would the share not mount on boot? 1 - Set up a ...
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Debian: Unable to mount a second drive as a subdirectory inside of another partition

I have the following /etc/fstab: # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> ...
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My virtualbox fstab will not auto-mount on reboot?

I am able to mount my drive manually like this (ubuntu): sudo mount -t vboxsf C_DRIVE /mnt/saga_c But when I try and add it to my fstab it does not mount when I restart the machine. Is there ...
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UNIX - mount: only root can do that

I need to allow a non-root user to mount/unmount a device. I am a total noob when it comes to UNIX, so please dumb it down for me. I've been looking all over teh interwebz to find an answer and it ...
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cannot mount remote partition using fstab/fuse

Using a combination of http://ubuntu-tutorials.com/2007/01/02/mount-remote-directories-securely-with-ssh-ubuntu-6061-610/ and http://www.tuxfiles.org/linuxhelp/fstab.html I figured I could mount the ...
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Automatically mounting windows share in Fedora 12

I'm trying to automatically mount a windows share in a Fedora 12 instance (FC12). When I manually mount things work: mount -t cifs //nas01/servers -o username=guest,password=myPassword ...
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How do I use the Advanced NTFS-FS package to automount a NTFS filesystem in Linux?

I want to enable Advanced NTFS-3G support (permissions and users) automatically from the fstab entry.
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mounted shares are not writable

I have several shares that are on my windows 7 system. The system I am accessing them from is an kubuntu 9.10 running gnome. These are the lines I have in my /etc/fstab file ...
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linux: automount internal hard drive during boot?

i try to create my own NAS and i need to automount the internal sata disks during boot i know i could do using fstab but im searching for a more easy/generalized way so its easier to scale with less ...
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how to correctly mount fat32 partition in Ubuntu in order to preserve case

I've found there are couple of problems might be related how my FAT32 partition was mounted. I hope you can help me to solve the problem. I also included the command I used to help others when they ...
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Disk device changes after each rebooting

I have a SATA disk and an IDE disk on my desktop machine, and I've installed Windows 7 in the SATA disk while ArchLinux in the IDE, the grub is installed on the IDE disk. In ArchLinux /etc/fstab I ...
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drive not mounting after reboot despite good fstab

I'm setting up a fresh Ubuntu 9.10 RC install. This is the fstab entry for my functioning, healthy raid array: # RAID storage drive /dev/md0 /media/storage ext3 auto,rw,user,relatime,exec,async 0 3 ...