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Re: [opensuse] Mount problem
  • From: Russell Jones <russell.jones@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 12:54:50 +0000
  • Message-id: <45FA939A.3020109@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
John Andersen wrote:
On Wednesday 14 March 2007, Sunny wrote:
I used the 10.0 fstab as an example to mount the hda partitions for my
10.2 fstab and added the hda lines I needed.  No good.  When I boot 10.2
it boots to a console and X is not started. I had to delete the new 10.2
fstab to restart the system.

Don't know why this would happen. Ideas? Suggestions??

Guessing:
Perhaps the 10.0 use smbfs to mount the windows partition and
the 10.2 does not have smbfs.

You could see if smbfs is mentioned in the fstab and replace it
with the appropriate cifs command.
Sorry, John, but this is completely wrong. SMB and CIFS are network protocols. HD partitions are structured using file systems: windows uses NTFS and FAT32.

The problem here, I think, is the way partitions are referred to in 10.2. IIRC, they are referred to by disk id, not by the usual hd[a-z] . As another poster said, YaST2 should know what to do.
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