The configuration file /etc/fstab contains the necessary information to automate the process of mounting partitions.

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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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Tell ubuntu to ignore dead hard drive during booting?

How can I tell Ubuntu to ignore my dead hard drive during booting? I know my secondary hard drive is bad, but I cannot take it out. Every Reboot takes forever because Ubuntu tries to read from it for ...
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Slow svn up, ci, etc

I have a server (LAN) and a few projects subverion. They (developers) tell me that is running very slow (update, checkout, etc) They use svn+ssh:// server:/# svnserve --version svnserve, version ...
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ln -s vs mount --bind

Is there any practical difference between using ln -s or mount --bind? I want to move some folders to another partition, without changing their daemon setting, and wonder what approach I should take. ...
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Mounting a share with spaces in FreeBSD fstab

I'm trying to mount a smb network share in fstab on FreeBSD, which works fine for a share without spaces, but fails if a space is in the name. I have replaced the space with \040 which is what ...
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Mount a samba share as root using smbfs in fstab

I'm trying to mount a samba share using smbfs as root (on ubuntu-server), but every time I mount it it's mounted as root:dialout Here is the fstab entry (line breaks added for presentation) ...
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CIFS volume not mounting automatically

My CIFS volume is not mounting automatically while boot (like other partitions). This is relevant part of my /etc/fstab: //leonidas/files /media/photos cifs ...
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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 ...
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How to change owner of mount point

We have moved mysql data directory to another disk, so now /var/lib/mysql is just a mount point to another partition. We set the owner of the /var/lib/mysql directory to mysql.mysql. But everytime we ...