[Grml] /etc/fstab and mounting USB drives

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Tue Nov 14 12:54:06 CET 2006

* Tom White <tom at bulldogcountry.com> [20061104 00:15]:
> On Fri, 3 Nov 2006, Michael Prokop wrote:

> > Please show output of:

> > # vol_id /dev/usb-sda1

> # vol_id /dev/usb-sda1
> ID_FS_USAGE=filesystem
> ID_FS_TYPE=ntfs

Ok, finally debugged it: mounting NTFS via label does not work
(neither mount.ntfs-3g nor mount.ntfs-fuse seem to support it).

grml-scanpartitions version 0.3-10 is aware of this fact and adds
entries like:

  /dev/hda5 /mnt/hda5 ntfs ... 0 0 # ntfs does not support mount by label

to /etc/fstab.

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