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Re: mount question



---- Craig White <craigwhite azapple com> wrote: 
> On Wed, 2009-01-14 at 16:23 +0000, Steve wrote:
> > If I let HAL & friends automagically mount my Windows partition mount reports this: 
> >  
> > # mount 
> > ... 
> > /dev/sdb1 on /media/disk type fuseblk (rw,nosuid,nodev,allow_other,blksize=4096) 
> >  
> > The problem is that I want this partition mounted on /mnt/c_drive not 
> > /media/disk so I tried to add a line to /etc/fstab as follows: 
> >  
> > /dev/sdb1    /mnt/c_drive       fuse    rw,nosuid,nodev,allow_other,blksize=4096    
> > 0 0 
> >  
> > (I started with a type of fuseblk instead of fuse but that didn't work at all 
> > and note that fuse is not documented in the mount man page) 
> >  
> > but then as root 
> > # mount /dev/sdb1 
> > /bin/sh: /dev/sdb1: Permission denied 
> >  
> > # ls -l /dev/sdb1 
> > brw-r----- 1 root disk 8, 17 2009-01-12 13:24 /dev/sdb1 
> >  
> > It's not a selinux problem because I'm running in permissive mode: 
> > # sestatus 
> > SELinux status:                 enabled 
> > SELinuxfs mount:                /selinux 
> > Current mode:                   permissive 
> > Mode from config file:          permissive 
> > Policy version:                 23 
> > Policy from config file:        targeted 
> >  
> > This is on an F8 system and I'm trying to get my backup to work so I can upgrade 
> > to F9. 
> >  
> > What am I doing wrong here? 
> ----
> perhaps you are just trying to use too much muscle

Perhaps I am but personally I don't consider editing /etc/fstab to be heavy lifting.

> why not just let it mount like it does and use a bind mount elsewhere...
> 
> mount --bind /media/disk /mnt/c_drive

I've no doubt that this will work but there HAS to be a simple way to mount a partition where I want directly. It juts seems so basic.

Steve.


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