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Date:      Fri, 09 Jan 2009 16:05:20 -0800
From:      Rem P Roberti <>
To:        Roland Smith <>
Subject:   Re: Mounting /c
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Roland Smith wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 01:43:45PM -0800, Rem P Roberti wrote:
>> Question 1)
>> I have this alias that allows me to mount my windoze drive at /c:
>>  alias mdc='mount_ntfs /dev/ad1s1 /c'
>> It works fine.  I thought that I could automate the process further by
>> mounting /c at boot-up time, so I added this to fstab:
>> # Device                Mountpoint      FStype  Options         Dump    
>> Pass#
>> /dev/ad1s1                  /c                  ntfs        rw                 1           0
> When using the built-in mount_ntfs you should really mount read-only.
> Maybe using the options 'ro' and 'late' will help.
I changed the fstab options to 'ro' and /c still won't mount at startup.
This is not a big deal since I can get /c mounted via the alias; I'm just
trying to understand why it doesn't work.  I recall that on an old system
of mine I had fstab set up as you indicate and it worked fine.


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