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partition turned read only after mysql crash

I am not able to write on a particular partition. The mysql data directory is hosted on that partition and it suddenly became read-only when mysql crashed on a query. [root@ESERVER new_dir]# > ...
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How do I change multiple linux servers' /etc/fstab simultaneously

We have plenty of linux server that will mount a few linux file server by NFS or SMB using /etc/fstab But manually changing each server's /etc/fstab is very tedious. Is there any way to edit ...
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cifs mount not working using fstab on RHEL6

I had a line in my fstab file that until this morning allowed me to read and write to a windows share (dummy IP address is shown below) //111.111.1.111/ecc /mnt/nas2 cifs ...
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Mounting with fstab - error 13 (access denied)

I have one server that is mounting with fstab using a credentials file. The credentials file (.Smbcredentials) code is : username=my_windows_login password=my_password domain=my_domain My code in ...
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Read only fstab that can be mounted as writeable in order to make persistent changes?

I have been using nanobsd on some embedded devices. It is a read only system that is mostly run in ram. It can be mounted as writeable to make persistent changes. and then written to. It is then ...
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Explanation of nodev and nosuid in fstab

I see those two options constantly suggested on the web when someone describes how to mount a tmpfs or ramfs. Often also with noexec but I'm specifically interested in nodev and nosuid. I basically ...
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Is there any way to retrieve the settings ran from fstab that were used at boot?

I suck at life and accidentally overwrote my fstab before making a backup by trying to chmod 777 /etc/fstab so I could edit and resave it via a text editor. So my question is, since most of ...
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How to specify automount when usb or mobile disk pluged in, not on boot

from the man page of fstab auto - file system will mount automatically at boot, or when the command 'mount -a' is issued. noauto - the filesystem is mounted only when you tell it to. However, what ...
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Do I need to restart my server after editing fstab and mtab?

I'm just wondering if I need to restart my server after editing fstab and mtab. I changed something in this file manually due to problem with awstats report. I am using ISPConfig 3 with the help of ...
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How to move the MySQL datadir with minimal downtime?

Let's say I have partition sda2 mounted on /var and it's almost full. I have a second disk sdb whose partition sdb1 I want to mount as /var. Now since a running service (mysql) is using /var all the ...
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fstab filesystem editing

UUID=f5be9b96-da41-49fd-a8e2-dbbf37f5cd7d / ext4 defaults,usrquota 1 1 UUID=31a1c8d1-18ee-4c97-a0b9-b92599247112 /boot ext4 defaults 1 2 ...
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Dedicated TMP and AMAVIS

I perfectly configured my server and now I made 2 stupid mistakes, I updated perl along with it's dependencies and I made a dedicated TMP dir and included it in fstab to prevent code execution with a ...
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Is this the right way to add 3 additional hard disk to /etc/fstab?

I got 4 hard disk. I simply create a single partition in all of them. I format them all with ext 3. And then I rewrite fstab All right, I'll just add a few line to fstab # # /etc/fstab # Created by ...
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Auto mounting samba windows share in Fedora Core 15

I have a server that runs centos 6.2 with a samba share. What i am trying to achieve is to have the samba share automatically mounted on my PC running Fedora 15. In /etc/fstab I have ...
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Mount a volume within a mounted volume

I am setting up a new Linux Ubuntu server on Amazon EC2 and wanted to create a few extra volumes, to be mounted without execute permissions. /tmp for temporary files /var so that log files and mysql ...
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Debugging fstab problems on reboot

After a reboot, some partitions which were mentioned in fstab were not mounted as expected. The format of the line for the partitions which were mounted correctly and those which were not mounted ...
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How can I add the “noatime” flag to my / filesystem without a reboot

Would the remount command do it if I add the option in /etc/fstab? Is this this a good idea?
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error when mounting nfs network-share in linux

I'm trying to mount a nfs network share in various OSs (ubuntu 10.10/10.10 server/11.10) but continually get the same error: mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting 128.251.xxx.xxx:/Systems ...
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Failure to automatically mount a NFS area consistently after a reboot

I have one server A that is configured to auto-mount an NFS path from server B, using the following entry in /etc/fstab: serverB:/data/media/serverA /data/media nfs defaults 0 ...
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fstab filesystem type for NTFS — 'ntfs' or 'ntfs-3g'?

I have a question about the difference between 'ntfs' and 'ntfs-3g' in the filesystem type field in the /etc/fstab file. My Linux distribution is Xubuntu; I suppose the answer may well vary between ...
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How and when should I mount a remote filesystem using SSHFS?

I managed to get SSHFS working smoothly. I've added the following line to my /etc/fstab: sshfs#xxx@remote_host:/path_to/remote/content /path_to/local/content fuse \ ...
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Windows to linux fileshare is sometimes using old (cached) version of file

I have a fileshare on Windows 7 that I'm accessing from a linux (ubuntu lucid) virtual machine running in VirtualBox. When I change a file in windows, then don't access it for a while (an hour or two ...
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Can volumes be guaranteed to mount in the order listed in fstab?

Can volumes be guaranteed to mount in a particular order, or is there a way to set up something along the line of dependencies, where one filesystem must be mounted before another may be mounted? I ...
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fstab and cifs mounting, possible to store authentication information outside of fstab?

I am currently using cifs to mount some network shares (that require authentication) in /etc/fstab. It works excellently, but I would like to move the authentication details (username/pass) outside ...
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Set custom mount point and mount options for USB stick

I have an USB stick which contains private stuff like the SSH key. I want to mount this stick to my own home directory with 0700 permissions. Currently I do this with this line in /etc/fstab: ...
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Why is my filesystem being mounted read-only in linux?

I am trying to set up a small linux system based on Gentoo on a VirtualBox machine, as a step towards deploying the same system onto a low-spec Single Board Computer. For some reason, my filesystem is ...
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fstab: Email address as curlftpfs username

I want to mount a ftp share via the fstab file but my username is an email address. How do I enter this in the fstab? john@example.com:foobar@ftp.example.com, ...
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How to enable ACLs by default on all filesystems?

Is there a way in linux to make "acl" part of the default mount options, so that it does not need to be specified individually for each filesystem in fstab?
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Can not login into server due to NFS mount failed

I have two servers: Server A: NFS Server Server B: It mounts a directory via NFS from Instance A The problem is that Server A IP is configured in the Server B fstab to mount the directory while ...
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nfs mount fails in Ubuntu 10, but not with -v

(1) mount -t nfs remotehost:/remotedir localmountpoint -o owner,rw (2) mount -v -t nfs remotehost:/remotedir localmountpoint -o owner,rw (1) Used to work with Ubuntu 9 and now fails with Ubuntu ...
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Pass Column of fstab

If I have the 6th column in fstab (the pass column) set to 0, does that mean checks will never be forced at boot regardless of anything like File System State, Mount Count, and Check Interval on the ...
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Replacing a static mount with AutoFS

My /etc/fstab looks something like this: files:/var/files/emails /var/www/emails nfs rw 0 0 files:/var/files/images /var/www/images nfs rw 0 0 My /etc/auto.master looks like this: /net ...