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Old 08-01-2004, 03:08 AM   #1
Nikon01
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fstab problem: mount: can't find dvd in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab


Well as the subject says I adjusted my fstab so I could mount my cdrw as well as my dvd drive. It looked alright to me but when i try to mount the dvd or cdrw it doesn't work and the folders didn't create themselves in the /mnt directory. Maybe I have to create them? Anyways heres what my fstab looks like:

/dev/hda1 swap swap defaults 0 0
/dev/hda2 / ext2 defaults 1 1
/dev/sda1 /mnt/usb vfat noauto,rw,umask=000 1 0
/dev/hdc /mnt/dvd iso9660 noauto,user,ro,unhide 0 0
/dev/hdd /mnt/cdrw iso9660 noauto,user,ro,unhide 0 0
/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto noauto,user 0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
none /proc proc defaults 0 0
none /sys sysfs defaults 0 0


Is there anything wrong here? Also the error mount: can't find dvd in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab appears when I attempt to mount either just as the subject suggests. I'm running Here's my specs just in-case it would help:

Proc: P4 1.5
mem: 256mb of SD
hda: Western Digital 120GB
hdc: BenQ DVD-ROM drive
hdd: basic CD-RW
fd0: random old floppy drive w/o a faceplate
Motherboard: Some crappy one off an eMachines box (the only stuff left from my emachines pc)
sda: iomega 80gb Portable USB hard drive

All help is greatly appreciated
 
Old 08-01-2004, 03:53 AM   #2
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You have to create the folders, also you have to call mount by typing: mount /mnt/dvd not mount dvd
 
Old 08-01-2004, 03:59 AM   #3
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I was in the mount folder ;x

thank you very much sir was woried there for a little bit

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Old 08-01-2004, 05:50 PM   #4
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Yeah, you were in the /mnt directory but that doesn't matter to the 'mount' command. It looks in /etc/fstab and matches your arguments, in your case, just 'dvd'. That doesn't match...but /mnt/dvd does. Does that make sense? You can mount anything anywhere but it needs to match fstab's information unless you went the other way with it: mount /dev/hdb2 or something like that, ya know?
 
Old 11-17-2006, 01:37 AM   #5
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i'm using RAID1 on fedora core4 i encounter an error
saying (can't find /dev/hdc in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab).
How can i mount and unmount the file system if this error occured???..
 
Old 11-17-2006, 07:15 AM   #6
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Quote:
i'm using RAID1 on fedora core4 i encounter an error
saying (can't find /dev/hdc in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab).
How can i mount and unmount the file system if this error occured???
what was teh command you tried?. first make sure the devices. make sure with fstab entry. teh do proper mout command
u can find a reasonable way in my signature

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