Filesystems Not Mounting
akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Tue Nov 20 22:56:14 UTC 2007
On Tue, 2007-11-20 at 16:39 -0500, Gene Poole wrote:
> Let me clarify:
> At boot time when all of the entries in fstab are normally
> the duplicates in the fstab are not mounted. The duplicate
> are a result of the following:
> As an example, I entered a 'ls -ltr /usr/oracle' and a single
> containing 0 was returned (it should have at least showed the
> lost+found directory entry).
> I then entered 'sudo mount -a'; and received many messages
> that there are missing mount points.
> As an example I entered 'sudo mkdir -p /usr/oracle'
> I then entered: 'sudo mount /dev/mapper/DBMSVG00-DBMSLV00
> /usr/oracle' (from my fstab entry)
> At this point is when I realized that there are now duplicate
> entries in fstab, however, /usr/oracle is available and
> I hope this clarifies my situation.
Things are getting confusing. Returning to a previous comment
mounting a file-system does not add anything to fstab. mount -a mounts
those entries in the fstab. Show us a fstab file with duplicate entries.
Hard reality has a way of cramping your style. -- Daniel Dennett
Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: akonstam at sbcglobal.net
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