Getting partition to automount on boot

Joachim Ott jo.omsl at
Sun Oct 18 18:13:01 CEST 2009

2009/10/18 François-Léonard Gilbert <gilbertf at>:
> Hi all,
> I'm not used to Linux in general, so you will have to excuse the basic
> Linux question:  how do I configure my FR to automount ALL my SD
> card's partitions at boot?
> Setup:  I have QtMoko in NAND, and 2 partitions on my SD card:
> 1) uImage.bin - useless except when I want to boot from SD
> 2) the rest of the card, with all my map files, MP3 etc.
> At boot, QtMoko mounts only the first partition in /media/card/, and I
> have to mount the useful one manually each time I reboot.

Add an entry to /etc/fstab (/media/card seems to be in there already):

/dev/mmcblk0p2  /media/mmcblk0p2        auto    defaults,async,auto     0  2

- before that do a "mkdir /media/mmcblk0p2"
- do a "man fstab" on your desktop pc to learn the meaning of the
fields in /etc/fstab

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