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Re: FC3 can't read /etc/mtab



On Thu, 2004-12-02 at 18:36 -0600, Ed Wilts wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 04:37:25PM -0700, Steve Fink wrote:
> > On Thu, 2004-12-02 at 13:54 -0600, Ed Wilts wrote:
> > > On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 11:40:50AM -0700, Steve Fink wrote:
> > > > "The Superblock could not be read or does not describe ext2 file
> > > > system."
> > > > 
> > > > "Can't find /dev/pts in /etc/fstab/ or /etc/mtab"
> > Ed,
> > 
> > My /etc/fstab shows the following:
> > # This file is edited by fstab-sync - see 'man fstab-sync' for details
> > usbfs /proc/bus/usb usbfs rw 0 0
> > none /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc binfmt_misc rw 0 0
> > sunrpc /var/lib/nfs/rpc_pipefs rpc_pipefs rw 0 0
> > /dev/hdb                /media/cdrecorder1      auto
> > pamconsole,exec,noauto,managed 0 0
> > /dev/fd0                /media/floppy1          auto
> > pamconsole,exec,noauto,managed 0 0 rpc_pa
> 
> This is the entry for pts in my fstab.  Try adding add it to your fstab
> and see what happens:
> none                    /dev/pts                devpts  gid=5,mode=620 0 0
> 
> > Which according to man fstab-sync shouldn't matter as /etc/fstab is
> > sanitized each time HAL is started.
> 
> It doesn't say that.  It says it sanitizes the entries that it put in
> there and that those entries are  identified with the "managed" keyword.
> The pts filesystem doesn't have that, whereas cdrecorder1 and floppy1
> do.
> 
> -- 
> Ed Wilts, RHCE
> Mounds View, MN, USA
> mailto:ewilts ewilts org
> Member #1, Red Hat Community Ambassador Program
> 

Ed,

Thanks for your assistance, I've never been a fan of upgrades and I live
and die by the laptop that was affected so I blasted it out and
installed FC3 fresh.

It's much faster now and I know it's clean.

Thanks again,

Steve





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