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Re: Mount issues with Unslung 6.10

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  • vivekv
    ... I forgot to mention that this is a brand new install since my 6.8 mysteriously crashed and I had to install a new version to revive the slug back so I have
    Message 1 of 9 , Feb 1, 2009
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      --- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, "vivekv" <venugopalan.vivek@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > --- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, "Mike (mwester)" <mwester@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Vivek Venugopalan wrote:
      > > > Nope I dont think so. I am reproducing it here. But in the
      > past, I didnt
      > > > have to edit this on 6.8 should I change this one?
      > >
      > > No. You should never have to edit mtab. Nor fstab. Nor should you
      > > change the system's mount command.
      > >
      > > Have you done any of those things? If so, put the system back to
      > the
      > > original state, and see if that corrects the issue.
      > >
      > > If not, then the only remaining reason that your system is in this
      > state
      > > is because you have put in place a diversion script or an
      > > /opt/etc/init.d script that messes with fstab, mount, mtab, or such
      > (or
      > > have installed software that has done such a thing).
      > >
      > > So, check for (and remove) and diversion scripts (see the wiki for
      > > what/where those might exist). Rename the /opt/etc/init.d
      > directory.
      > > See if the mounts now behave -- if so, then you'll have to track
      > down
      > > which bit of software is doing this to your system.
      > >
      > > BTW, another possible approach would be to check your notes to see
      > what
      > > you changed just before this problem appeared (you do have a log of
      > what
      > > you install when, right? If not -- and many people don't bother --
      > then
      > > this is exactly the sort of reason why one should, and why most
      > > commercial data-center do).
      > >
      > > Regards,
      > > Mike (mwester)
      > >
      >
      > Mike - please see below. I am stumped.
      >
      > # pwd
      > /opt/etc/init.d
      > # ls -al
      > drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Jan 18 23:11 .
      > drwxr-xr-x 8 root root 4096 Jan 23 23:35 ..
      > -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 73 Mar 25 2008 S05bash
      > -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 106 Jul 9 2008 S05gconv-
      > modules
      > -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 373 Jan 24 17:08 S08samba
      > -rwx------ 1 root root 162 Jan 18 23:08 S10ntpclient
      > -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 374 Jul 23 2008 S40sshd
      > -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 558 Jan 21 08:07 S52fetchmail
      > -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 273 Dec 30 03:50 S57rsyncd
      > # grep mtab *
      > # grep fstab *
      > # grep mount *
      > # ls -al /unslung
      > drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Jan 22 08:17 .
      > drwxrwxr-x 21 admin everyone 4096 Jan 21 08:53 ..
      > #
      >

      I forgot to mention that this is a brand new install since my 6.8
      mysteriously crashed and I had to install a new version to revive the
      slug back so I have not messed around too much with anything.
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