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Re: fstab problem with mount

Instead of this try 

/dev/hda4  /pub  ext3 defaults 0 0

--- ftpuser <snookertb comcast net> wrote:
> I made a new partition on a 60GB drive that was the 4th primary 
> partition on that drive.
> Added this line to /etc/fstab
> /dev/hda4               /pub                    ext3    
> auto,user,dev,exec,rw,async     0 0
> I checked /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit and the command is there to use 'mount 
> -a' to mount the
> dir at boot. But it fails to do so. mounting it manually does work and 
> the dir is rw
> accessible to all users, as I wanted. The permissions are set correctly.
> As root command line 'mount -a' also fails to mount the dir.
> I added a line          mount /pub            to /etc/rc.d/rc.local and 
> the mount point is properly
> brought up and dir is useable for all users.
> But why doesn't 'mount -a' work at boot in the rc.sysinit script as I 
> assume it should?
> Wrong assumption? Bug? dumb user?
> bill
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James Harrison

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