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Change "/boot/lost+found" to "/mnt/mountpoint1" and change "/home/lost+found" to "/mnt/mountpoint2".
Make the directories /mnt/mountpoint1 and /mnt/mountpoint2
That should fix it; mounting sda5 to /mnt/mountpoint1 and /dev/sda6 to /mnt/mountpoint2.
If it doesn't have a the lines for /dev/sda5 and /dev/sda6; you can try adding them. Just make sure you have the right filesystem types for them in the 3rd column.
fstab file on my machine is given below,but there is no option like
/boot/lost+found,then what to do please help
/etc/fstab: static file system information.
# Use 'vol_id --uuid' to print the universally unique identifier for a
# device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name devices
# that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
# / was on /dev/sda1 during installation
UUID=07089549-feea-46e9-b7eb-6e5ee7c68e0d / ext3 relatime,errors=remount-ro 0 1
# /boot was on /dev/sda6 during installation
UUID=a8fb0d64-6d87-4335-9e42-025d06d9c562 /boot ext3 relatime 0 2
# /home was on /dev/sda5 during installation
UUID=f79bea7d-099c-4615-9a23-cdc51b7b6d83 /home ext3 relatime 0 2
# swap was on /dev/sda7 during installation
UUID=56d1eefd-3268-44c1-8722-8f649b5710c7 none swap sw 0 0
/dev/scd0 /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0
Interesting notes about how certain directories were on sda5, sda6, and sda7 during installation. Does that make sense to you? Normally, those extra partitions would not even be created.
If there is no entry in fstab, then partitions will not be automatically mounted unless there are specific commands in one of the startup scripts. First--with the machine running--isue the "mount" command to confirm that those partitions are being mounted. If they are, then you need to look in your startup scripts to see where the command is.
a) md5sum check your live CD if it is healthy; if it is good, then--
b) Run installation again. Most installer CD's are well done before they are offered to public. It cannot be the installer. Run install again for you may have done something somewhere. If possible repartition you drive if there is no risk of losing important data-files or documents.
I am sure both the directory lost+found is mounted in /boot and /home after boot the machine automatically.I just change the permission of lost+found to 777 ,and it allow me create files,directories etc. I try to unmount it through the command sudo umount -l /dev/sda5 ,Then after it does not allow me open lost+found directory,but the directory was there(/home) visible