Fstab (File Systems Table) is a configuration file found in most Linux distributions. It controls how disks and other memory stores integrate with the system.

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Problem with network when external HDD to be mounted at boot is absent

I have a Raspberry PI (RPI), running Arch Linux, and I have an NTFS external HDD (with its own power source), which is mounted at boot via fstab: /dev/xxxx /boot /dev/sda1 /mnt/usbhdd/ ntfs-3g ...
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Automount NTFS HDDs in specific locations and share them in LAN

O.S: Raspbmc I need to share 4 HDDs over my LAN, but the fstab I wrote does't work as I aspect. Edit1~ Here's the part of fstab made for those HDDs: #External HHDs LABEL=Incompleted\040Seasons ...
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Boots only when USB key connected (fstab related)

I have the following problem on ArchLinux system. My raspberry Pi won't boot unless I have my USB stick connected. I've been doing some tests and I discovered it is fstab related. When I comment the ...
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Why does Raspbian disable fsck in fstab by default?

Default Raspbian has the following details in /etc/fstab proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 /dev/mmcblk0p1 /boot vfat defaults 0 0 ...
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/etc/fstab Mounts / Read-Only, but Home Directory Is Still Writable

I want my Raspberry Pi to boot with its SD card in read-only mode, allowing for tmpfs in RAM. I have the following /etc/fstab file. (By the way, I don't know if the "proc" line is necessary, but ...
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/ect/fstab help on a raspberry PI [closed]

I'm following [this][1] guide but am getting boot problems, which i think are to do with the Patchy WIFI connection on my PI. I don't understand whats happening, so need help with the mounting ...
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Read only access to share via terminal

In my Raspberry Pi device. I added string like "//x.x.x.x/Public /home/pi/Desktop/myNas cifs guest 0 0" to /etc/fstab I have write access via graphic user interface, but via terminal I have read ...
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Only wite to directory when USB is mounted

After following this answer a while back I have now run into some problems. My situation: I have a USB-HDD set up to get mounted to a directory on my SD card using fstab. Using the Raspebrry Pi ...
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Auto-start X application from read-only file system

In order to protect the SD card in an application which may suffer a sudden loss of power I am attempting to mount the root in read-only mode. In the working (read-write) system our full-screen ...
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How is root directory mounted on Arch?

I installed Arch Linux ARM for Raspberry Pi and it doesn't have an entry for the root directory in /etc/fstab but it's still mounted on boot somehow. How is it mounted and how can mount options be ...
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Hardrives not automounting using fstab when using “reboot command”

Hey I've been trying to auto mount 2 of external hard drives at startup. But only one of the hardrives partition mounts fine on start up but the other one does not. They mount successfully when I use ...
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fstab not mounting partitions automatically [closed]

When I create new partitions on the flash drive I'm finding that they are not being mounted at boot. Here is my fstab: devpts /dev/pts devpts defaults 0 0 shm ...