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Old 10-08-2005, 11:14 PM   #1
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whats this mean?


i was reading this thread: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/history/361073 and i'm not sure what this means:
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You cannot run fsck on a drive that is mounted. If you try to force this you can lose the entire partition. Unmount it before trying. You can mount it easily with full r/w permission, just set your -o flag in fstab to rw.
what's the -o flag in /etc/fstab? do they mean the mount -o flag?
 
Old 10-08-2005, 11:20 PM   #2
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Yes. The fourth field in /etc/fstab is the list of arguments that get passed to the -o option of mount.
 
Old 10-09-2005, 02:56 AM   #3
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that means if you put "rw" in the options for that drive in "etc/fstab" it will be passed as the -o argument in "mount -o /mnt/debian" Or whatever mount point you use.
 
Old 10-09-2005, 12:04 PM   #4
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ok, thx
 
  


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