One or more of the mounts listed in /etc/fstab cannot yet be mounted

Stephen stephen-d-bJEeYj9oJeDQT0dZR+AlfA at
Mon Nov 16 14:02:00 UTC 2009

--- On Mon, 11/16/09, Madison Kelly <linux-5ZoueyuiTZhBDgjK7y7TUQ at> wrote:

> Stephen wrote:
> > I am getting this error as I boot Ubuntu 9.10.
> > 
> > It is the partition that contains (only) my /home
>> directory. It is formatted as ext3.

> Boot the 9.10 live CD, open a terminal and run 'fstab -l'.
> Then create a directory under '/mnt' for each partition
> listed above and then found them with 'mount /dev/sdXY
> /mnt/Z' where 'X' is the disk's letter, 'Y' is the partition
> number and 'Z' is the directory you made for each partition
> (call them whatever makes sense to you).
> If you get any errors, post them. If you can mount the root
> partition, cat fstab and post it and the output from 'fdisk
> -l' as a reply.
> Simply filling up a partition should not prevent mounting,
> unless you filled up '/var' as root and it's dieing because
> it can't log the mount. If that is the case, mounting under
> the live CD should work.

I think /. and VAR and USR are mounting fine. They are in another partition, but on the same disk as /home.

I will look at fstab and see if anything looks odd in there.

I think fsck is my next step.

Another oddity is my system now does not like USD keyboard and mouse.

I switched back the PS/2 variety (being a pack rat can be a good thing).

I will not get home until 6:00


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