Tag: fstab

Ubuntu mount permanently

Posted by – September 9, 2010

Ubuntu mount permanently: ( if not root, use sudo before each command below)
1. mkfs.ext3 or mkfs.ext4 your device like below:

[code lang=”bash”]mkfs.ext3 /dev/sda4

2. Modify /etc/fstab, and append below line to the file:

[bash]/dev/sda4    /home/freespace    ext3    default,noatime    0     0

3. reboot your box:


Using more /etc/fstab to see more info about how to add entry to fstab file see below:

root@JinLab:~/sda4# more /etc/fstab

# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
# Use ‘blkid -o value -s UUID’ to print the universally unique identifier
# for a device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name
# devices that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
# <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
proc            /proc           proc    defaults        0       0
# / was on /dev/sda2 during installation
UUID=c1bc5ff4-157b-4e33-a30f-12e5691d77d0 /               ext4    errors=remount-ro 0       1
# swap was on /dev/sda1 during installation
UUID=69230e89-79fa-4bca-a37f-ce9461c31129 none            swap    sw              0       0

# /root/sda4 on /dev/sda4
UUID=2dbba927-0fb3-4ad0-97f0-9887364e5edc /root/sda4       ext3 defaults,noatime 0    0