Getting partition to automount on boot

François-Léonard Gilbert gilbertf at
Sun Oct 18 19:06:05 CEST 2009

I went to to get the skinny on /etc/fstab, and now it  
works as I tought it should.  Thanks!


Le 09-10-18 à 12:13, Joachim Ott a écrit :

> 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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