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Old 08-23-2006, 02:28 PM   #1
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devices in /etc/fstab don't auto mount at startup :


im running knoppix on my hd.
i have edited my /etc/fstab and added sevrel entries :
# /etc/fstab: filesystem table.
# filesystem mountpoint type options dump pass
/dev/hdb6 / ext3 defaults,errors=remount-ro 0 1

proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
#/dev/fd0 /floppy vfat defaults,user,noauto,showexec,umask=022 0 0
usbfs /proc/bus/usb usbfs devmode=0666 0 0
sysfs /sys sysfs defaults 0 0
tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
#/dev/cdrom /media/cdrom iso9660 defaults,ro,users,noexec,noauto 0 0
/dev/hdc /media/cdrom1 iso9660 defaults,ro,users,noexec,noauto 0 0
/dev/hdd /media/cdrom2 iso9660 defaults,ro,users,noexec,noauto 0 0
#/dev/dvd /media/dvd iso9660 defaults,ro,users,noexec,noauto 0 0
#my addition ..
/dev/hdb3 /mnt/ds ext3 default,rw
but after each boot it won't mount
Old 08-23-2006, 02:52 PM   #2
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try adding the Zeroes
/dev/hdb3 /mnt/ds ext3 default,rw 0 0
Old 08-23-2006, 03:36 PM   #3
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defaults, not default

Also, did you create the directory /mnt/ds?
Old 08-23-2006, 04:28 PM   #4
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...and do you see something in /var/log/messages or /var/log/boot ?


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