[Lugstuff] Beginners Mounting questions
David F Bleil
dfbleil at toad.net
Tue Sep 22 15:11:43 EDT 2009
I recently had to replace the primary hard disk, a SATA drive. When I restored
my system from backup I found that my other SATA drive "Disk2" would not
mount. The error message which is displayed
auth_admin_keep_always <-(action,result) Which I assume is from KDE.
My system is Open Suse 11.1 using KDE 3.5.1.
The following is a copy of my /etc/fstab
/dev/sda3 / ext3 acl,user_xattr 1 1
/dev/sda2 /media/dos vfat
users,gid=users,umask=0002,utf8=true 0 0
/dev/sda1 swap swap defaults 0 0
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
sysfs /sys sysfs noauto 0 0
debugfs /sys/kernel/debug debugfs noauto 0 0
usbfs /proc/bus/usb usbfs noauto 0 0
###/dev/sdb1 /media/disk2 ext3 user,acl,user_xattr
ext2 defaults 1 2
I presume that the hash marks in front of dev/sdb1 and in front of dev/sdc1
are comments and if I were to remove them I should be able to mount the disk.
My questions are;
1. If I do this and reboot what is likely to go wrong?
2. What does "acl" and "user_xattr" mean?
3. Why did something comment out the other drive when I reinstalled from
David F. Bleil
Catboat sailor from Crofton
SUSE Linux 11.1
This penguin can fly!
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