[clug-talk] Home partition doesn't mount automatically?
keeling at spots.ab.ca
Sun Nov 28 21:44:33 PST 2004
Incoming from Shawn:
> I just noticed problem with one of my servers. When I restart it, the /home
> partition isn't getting mounted properly. I've checked my fstab (see below),
> but am not sure why this is happening.
> Here's my fstab file:
> /dev/hda1 /boot ext2 noauto,noatime 1 1
> /dev/hda3 / reiserfs noatime,notail 0 0
> /dev/hda2 none swap sw 0 0
> /dev/hda4 /home reiserfs noatime,notail 0 0
Try adding "auto" here ---------------------------------^ ?
My entry (entries) for auto-mounted filesystems is as so:
/dev/hda7 /home ext2 defaults,errors=remount-ro 0 2
It's likely in "defaults" that makes it mount automatically. man
> #/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto noauto 0 0
Why is that commented out? It's not automatically mounted.
> I can manually mount the partition after reboot (mount /dev/hda4 /home), so I
If it's in /etc/fstab, you can just "mount /home". mount will consult
fstab to find out where to mount it.
> don't think it's a problem with the partitions per se. /boot and / both get
How does /boot get mounted automatically when you have noauto there?
Did you know that you don't have to mount /boot? :-) At least I
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