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RE: [SLE] Grub suddenly crashed...
  • From: "Lonn" <lonn@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 14:08:58 -0500
  • Message-id: <MDBBLOENMGHBNMHGFMLAKEEHCNAA.lonn@xxxxxxxxx>


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bruce Marshall [mailto:bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, December 02, 2005 13:05
> To: SLE
> Subject: Re: [SLE] Grub suddenly crashed...
>
>
> On Friday 02 December 2005 07:05 am, Lonn wrote:
> > > By the way...I looked again at home, when I try to mount "mount
> > > /dev/hda6" without any "somefolder" it says something like
> > > "mount: can't find /dev/hda6 in the /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab". I
> > > looked in that files with "joe" there were something like
> > > /dev/root but nothing about partitions.I tried to add  something
> > > like "/dev/hda6" and when tried to mount it said something like
> > > "corrupted etc/fstab"
>
>
> Please put your /etc/fstab back the way you found it.
>
> You cannot mount a partition without specifying a mount point.
>
> If the partition has been spelled out in /etc/fstab with a mount
> point, then
> you can use that mount point with the mount command.
>
> Examples:
>
> In /etc/fstab
>
> /dev/hda8 /boot ext2 <lots of options stuff>
>
>
> Correct mount commands:
>
> mount /dev/hda8 /boot (doesn't use anything in fstab)
>
> mount /dev/hda8 /mnt (again, fstab doesn't matter)
>
> mount /boot (looks in fstab to find the dev to use)
>
>
>
> NOT CORRECT:
>
> mount /dev/hda8 (no mount point specified)
>
> --

A few snippets and seems we've lost the author of the earliest text on this
page who also is the person who initiated the thread "Grub suddenly
crashed..." That person is
Sergey Mkrtchyan [mailto:crusoe@xxxxxxxxxx]--

Lonn


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