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Old 02-15-2015, 12:21 AM   #1
houseman
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Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery


error occured while mounting /media/sdb1.
Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery.

this comes up every time i boot.

and after cat/etc/fstab this comes up:

/dev/sdb1 /media/sdb1 vfat uid=users,users 0 0
/dev/sdb2 /media/sdb2 hfsplus defaults 0 0
/dev/sdb1 /media/sdb1 ext4 defaults 0 0

remnants from usb sticks and an external HD that are no connected.

tried to remove the mountpoints with sudo rmdir /media/sdb1, but no help.
I am newbie and I mean NEWbie. Can someone head me in the right direction?
 
Old 02-16-2015, 03:07 PM   #2
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Try
Code:
sudo nano /etc/fstab
to edit your /etc/fstab file.
I suggest you comment out unwanted lines by inserting a # in position 1.

CTRL+O to save and CTRL+X to leave the editor.

Rebooting will test your new fstab.
 
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Old 02-16-2015, 04:29 PM   #3
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Thank You JeremyBoden.
This worked.
Problem solved.
 
  


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