How to edit fstab?

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Re: How to edit fstab?

Post by TrevorH » 2013/10/05 15:01:27

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what is the difference between 0777 and 1777?
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`man chmod` details the various bit settings but the 1 is 'sticky'. It's required for /tmp

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mount -a returns nothing for me!
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Means there were no errors while mounting all available filesystems in fstab

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Re: How to edit fstab?

Post by scottro » 2013/10/05 18:10:29

I have a good article, written by someone else, and on my pages with his permission, at http://home.roadrunner.com/~computertaijutsu/chmod.html

Makes it, IMHO, easy for people to understand it.

As for mount -a, as Trevor says, when it returns you to a command prompt, that's a good thing. It is one way to test that your fstab is working properly--if there are issues with your fstab file you will get errors, not a prompt.

EDIT: (I'd originally typed the link incorrectly, hence the posts below about not being able to find it and the correct url.)

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Re: How to edit fstab?

Post by agriz » 2013/10/06 04:21:57

link is not working

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Re: How to edit fstab?

Post by vonskippy » 2013/10/06 06:35:41

Try...

http://home.roadrunner.com/~computertaijutsu/chmod.html

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Re: How to edit fstab?

Post by scottro » 2013/10/06 11:27:59

Well, that's embarrassing. Thank you vonskippy. I'll fix it in the original post, too.

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Re: How to edit fstab?

Post by valllem » 2017/08/30 22:17:48

Hi all

I am wanting to edit fstab in order to mount a new drive i have added to my server. How would i go about this correctly?
Thanks in advance.

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Re: How to edit fstab?

Post by Whoever » 2017/08/31 01:36:25

Start by running:

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man fstab

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Re: How to edit fstab?

Post by TrevorH » 2017/08/31 09:09:57

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