[techtalk] fstab query.
aaron at powertrip.net
Mon Mar 6 11:21:59 EST 2000
Change msdos to vfat in the fstab. Line 4 is probably the filesystem
type that it's complaining about. I don't believe "auto" is valid.
The vfat option mentioned above assumes you have vfat support in your
kernel. Do a cat /proc/filesystems to see if it is supported.
- Aaron Schultz
- aaron at powertrip.net
On Mon, 6 Mar 2000, Lighthouse Keeper in the Desert Sun wrote:
> /dev/hda3 / ext2 defaults 1 1
> /dev/hda2 swap swap defaults 0 0
> /dev/hda1 /mnt/dosc msdos defaults 0 0
> /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto sync,user,noauto,
> unhide 0 0
> /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom iso9660 noauto,ro 0 0
> none /proc proc defaults 0 0
> none /dev/pts devpts mode=0622 0 0
> So this is my fstab. I want it to automount my win98 partition and have
> my floppy drive read all formats. However, in /mnt/dosc, when i ls, I get
> the truncated names. I tried having it mount it vfat, but it didn't give
> any of the filenames that were longer. (program files becomes progr~1 in
> msdos and nonexistent in vfat)
> also, it dislikes line 4 at boot. (that's the line about /dev/fd0.) I
> have it as one line, but it goes beyond the edge of the screen. It
> doesn't *say* what's wrong with line 4 of fstab, either. :P
> So what have I done wrong? How do I fix it? (I read man mount and man
> fstab. Man, that stuff is in need of being less confusing.)
> So they linked their hands and danced 'round in circles and in rows.
> -Loreena McKennitt
> techtalk at linuxchix.org http://www.linuxchix.org
techtalk at linuxchix.org http://www.linuxchix.org
More information about the Techtalk