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Old 02-21-2012, 08:15 PM   #1
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Question Mount Issue


How do I resolve this message that comes up everytime I try to access a parition ?

http://i.imgur.com/9Bfmd.png

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mount: /dev/sda3 already mounted or /media/Media busy
mount: according to mtab, /dev/sda3 is already mounted on /media/Media

Last edited by steak1987; 02-21-2012 at 08:16 PM. Reason: Inserting direct error quote
 
Old 02-21-2012, 08:22 PM   #2
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Maybe because there is already a device mounted?
What is at /media/Media ?

And give the output of "mount | grep "dev/sda3"

Are these drives USB or other kind of removable?

Give output of "ls -l /dev/disk/by-id"
 
Old 02-21-2012, 08:32 PM   #3
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Maybe because there is already a device mounted?
What is at /media/Media ?

And give the output of "mount | grep "dev/sda3"

Are these drives USB or other kind of removable?

The device is a partition of the internal HDD

Give output of "ls -l /dev/disk/by-id"

Its is [/media/Media] an internal 'media' partition for all my music and stuff, and yes, it is mounted.

The output for
Code:
mount | grep "dev/sda3
is :

Code:
sufy@sufy-laptop / $ mount | grep "dev/sda3
>
The output for the next command is :

Code:
sufy@sufy-laptop ~ $ ls -l /dev/disk/by-id
total 0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root  9 2012-02-21 23:32 ata-HL-DT-ST_DVDRAM_GMA-4082N_M2Y87VB5508 -> ../../sr0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root  9 2012-02-22 12:49 ata-WDC_WD5000BEVT-00ZAT0_WD-WXN209NT6818 -> ../../sda
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-21 23:32 ata-WDC_WD5000BEVT-00ZAT0_WD-WXN209NT6818-part1 -> ../../sda1
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-22 12:49 ata-WDC_WD5000BEVT-00ZAT0_WD-WXN209NT6818-part2 -> ../../sda2
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-21 23:32 ata-WDC_WD5000BEVT-00ZAT0_WD-WXN209NT6818-part3 -> ../../sda3
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-22 12:49 ata-WDC_WD5000BEVT-00ZAT0_WD-WXN209NT6818-part4 -> ../../sda4
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-21 23:32 ata-WDC_WD5000BEVT-00ZAT0_WD-WXN209NT6818-part5 -> ../../sda5
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root  9 2012-02-22 12:49 scsi-SATA_WDC_WD5000BEVT-_WD-WXN209NT6818 -> ../../sda
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-21 23:32 scsi-SATA_WDC_WD5000BEVT-_WD-WXN209NT6818-part1 -> ../../sda1
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-22 12:49 scsi-SATA_WDC_WD5000BEVT-_WD-WXN209NT6818-part2 -> ../../sda2
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-21 23:32 scsi-SATA_WDC_WD5000BEVT-_WD-WXN209NT6818-part3 -> ../../sda3
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-22 12:49 scsi-SATA_WDC_WD5000BEVT-_WD-WXN209NT6818-part4 -> ../../sda4
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-21 23:32 scsi-SATA_WDC_WD5000BEVT-_WD-WXN209NT6818-part5 -> ../../sda5
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root  9 2012-02-22 12:49 wwn-0x50014ee202b5b007 -> ../../sda
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-21 23:32 wwn-0x50014ee202b5b007-part1 -> ../../sda1
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-22 12:49 wwn-0x50014ee202b5b007-part2 -> ../../sda2
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-21 23:32 wwn-0x50014ee202b5b007-part3 -> ../../sda3
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-22 12:49 wwn-0x50014ee202b5b007-part4 -> ../../sda4
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-21 23:32 wwn-0x50014ee202b5b007-part5 -> ../../sda5

I took a screenshot of my gparted window if that helps too :

http://i.imgur.com/levR5.png
 
Old 02-21-2012, 09:01 PM   #4
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I wrote
Code:
mount | grep "dev/sda3"
you did
Code:
mount | grep "dev/sda3
Either you use two " or none.
Using only "dev/sda3
makes the bash waiting until you finish the command properly.

But I've been wrong too
It should read "/dev/sda3"
Doesn't matter anymore.

As you are mounting sda4 with an uuid please paste the output of
Code:
ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid
 
Old 02-21-2012, 09:08 PM   #5
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I wrote
Code:
mount | grep "dev/sda3"
you did
Code:
mount | grep "dev/sda3
Either you use two " or none.
Using only "dev/sda3
makes the bash waiting until you finish the command properly.

But I've been wrong too
It should read "/dev/sda3"
Doesn't matter anymore.

As you are mounting sda4 with an uuid please paste the output of
Code:
ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid
Code:


Code:
sufy@sufy-laptop ~ $ ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid
total 0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-21 23:32 13548f8c-2701-4de2-8dbe-628a1c26ed0f -> ../../sda1
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-21 23:32 45455bc5-067c-4a2a-bbff-6613a499af16 -> ../../sda3
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-22 12:49 9ac85c19-fe56-473c-ba5a-16e99f2e2f89 -> ../../sda4
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 2012-02-21 23:32 f376b252-8514-472e-b69c-22a0d77b2d03 -> ../../sda5
 
Old 02-22-2012, 07:21 AM   #6
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Well, everything seems to be alright.

Could it it be that all partitions are mounted at start up and some script tries later on to mount the partitions again?

btw. you should use either "label" to mount them all OR uuid.
Doing it with "label" is the easiest way imho
 
  


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