Do i really have to mount my every partition first to use them??
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I must have done something terribly wrong.. i can't mount it anymore..
Dolphin now says..
An error occured while accessing 'other', the system responed: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda4, missing codepage or helper program, or other error. In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try dmesg | tail or so
can you please mount it with dolphin or nautilus and then post the results of: df -h
queenz@queenz-ubuntu:~$ df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda2 9.7G 5.9G 3.4G 64% /
tmpfs 949M 0 949M 0% /lib/init/rw
varrun 949M 116K 948M 1% /var/run
varlock 949M 0 949M 0% /var/lock
udev 949M 2.7M 946M 1% /dev
tmpfs 949M 12K 948M 1% /dev/shm
lrm 949M 2.0M 947M 1% /lib/modules/2.6.27-11-generic/volatile
/dev/sda4 3.3M 27K 3.1M 1% /media/other
/dev/sda2 on / type ext3 (rw,relatime,errors=remount-ro)
tmpfs on /lib/init/rw type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,mode=0755)
/proc on /proc type proc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
varrun on /var/run type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,mode=0755)
varlock on /var/lock type tmpfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,mode=1777)
udev on /dev type tmpfs (rw,mode=0755)
tmpfs on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,nodev)
devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,noexec,nosuid,gid=5,mode=620)
fusectl on /sys/fs/fuse/connections type fusectl (rw)
lrm on /lib/modules/2.6.27-11-generic/volatile type tmpfs (rw,mode=755)
securityfs on /sys/kernel/security type securityfs (rw)
binfmt_misc on /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc type binfmt_misc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
gvfs-fuse-daemon on /home/queenz/.gvfs type fuse.gvfs-fuse-daemon (rw,nosuid,nodev,user=queenz)
/dev/sda4 on /media/other type ext2 (rw,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=hal)
OK so I have been following this to help me with my system. I noticed that when I had ENDOFFILE in my /etc/fstab that I was getting a lot of errors and my computer stopped auto-mounting. When I removed that line, everything worked fine.
Another thing to try is comment out the partition mounting option in your /etc/fstab and restart to see if the other partitions mount properly. I had made a typo when I was editing and only found it after I did this.
@QueenZ: I see. It is Ext2, not Ext3. Simply change the type in the /etc/fstab file.
@schneidz: This would work... to some degree. With some motherboard, you never know what letter is given to external drives, USB sticks, card-readers... that are plugged at boot time. So one boot /dev/sda is the internal harddrive, next boot it is the USB stick... you get the picture. That's why it is advisable to use either labels or UUIDs.
No I have to go to sleep. Good night. Good day. Good luck.