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Old 06-30-2005, 05:24 PM   #1
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Unhappy Trouble getting something to automount!


Hey everyone.

I've done this several times...and it's always worked. However, for some reason, I cannot get this external harddrive to mount automatically on boot!

Here is the fstab line

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/dev/sda2        /media/shared    vfat        auto,uid=1000,gid=1000,umask=007  0  0
What am I doing wrong?

-RoaCh
 
Old 06-30-2005, 05:40 PM   #2
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perhaps you need to load the correct usb modules too? (/etc/modules)
 
Old 06-30-2005, 05:42 PM   #3
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Maybe...

What would those be? =\.

However, if I mount it manually it works. Shouldn't it work in fstab then?

Thanks.

-RoaCh
 
Old 06-30-2005, 05:45 PM   #4
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run
#lsmod
and check what usb stuff is loaded
add the modules into your /etc/modules file
restart and check if it worked
mounting manually will load modules if they are needed (in some cases at least)
 
Old 06-30-2005, 06:15 PM   #5
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Ahh odd. My modprobe.conf was nearly empty. That did it. Thanks!
 
  


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