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SOLVED HDD not mounted at start

Postby jojopara » Tue Apr 07, 2015 6:34 am

Hello,

My HDD does not have an icon on the desktop after Linux start. However, it appears as drive in Nemo and after clicking on it, its icon sits on the desktop.

Not a big problem, but PDF-Xchange Viewer (better in IMHO that native programmes) or other PDF viewers lose path to opened files and recent history in them is empty.

How could this be corrected?

Thank you!
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Re: HDD not mounted at start

Postby nomko » Tue Apr 07, 2015 6:50 am

jojopara wrote:My HDD does not have an icon on the desktop after Linux start. However, it appears as drive in Nemo and after clicking on it, its icon sits on the desktop.

What do you mean by My HDD does not have an icon on the desktop??? You mean a link to your home folder?

jojopara wrote:However, it appears as drive in Nemo

Yes, that's correct. All folders are visible in Nemo.

jojopara wrote:and after clicking on it, its icon sits on the desktop.

This is strange. Do you use an external drive? Or you're still talking about your internal drive??

jojopara wrote:Not a big problem, but PDF-Xchange Viewer (better in IMHO that native programmes) or other PDF viewers lose path to opened files and recent history in them is empty.
How could this be corrected?

Not sure how to fix this, but frst we need to fix/correct your first problem about your HDD.

Can you give is the output of this command:

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cat /etc/fstab

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Re: HDD not mounted at start

Postby jojopara » Tue Apr 07, 2015 7:26 am

Hello nomko,

"What do you mean by My HDD does not have an icon on the desktop??? You mean a link to your home folder?"

Every volume has an icon - only my internal HDD hasn't got one. As I have written, when I click on it in Nemo the icon appears on the desktop. I suppose this is for security reasons?

The other problem will not be a problem once the first one is resolved. I can resolve it by clicking on Nemo, but I want a more elegant and Linux-like solution.

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Re: HDD not mounted at start

Postby altair4 » Tue Apr 07, 2015 8:04 am

jojopara wrote:Every volume has an icon - only my internal HDD hasn't got one. As I have written, when I click on it in Nemo the icon appears on the desktop. I suppose this is for security reasons?

No, it's not for security reasons. It's likely because your internal partition ( partitions are mounted not HDD's ) is not being auto mounted.

It's a rare occasion when I am in agreement with anything that nomko posts but the output of the command he asked you to post would have confirmed that:
nomko wrote:Can you give is the output of this command:

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cat /etc/fstab


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Re: HDD not mounted at start

Postby jojopara » Tue Apr 07, 2015 8:12 am

/etc/fstab: static file system information.
#
# Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a
# device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name devices
# that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
#
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
# / was on /dev/sda2 during installation
UUID=bce486a1-3f17-453c-a4a5-76a931e628c9 / ext4 errors=remount-ro 0 1

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Re: HDD not mounted at start

Postby nomko » Tue Apr 07, 2015 9:06 am

jojopara wrote:/etc/fstab: static file system information.
#
# Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a
# device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name devices
# that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
#
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
# / was on /dev/sda2 during installation
UUID=bce486a1-3f17-453c-a4a5-76a931e628c9 / ext4 errors=remount-ro 0 1

Looking at this, it looks like you're missing your sda1 partition...

What is the output of:

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lsblk

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Re: HDD not mounted at start

Postby jojopara » Tue Apr 07, 2015 4:58 pm

sda 8:0 0 931,5G 0 disk
├─sda1 8:1 0 39,1G 0 part /mnt/boot-sav/sda1
├─sda2 8:2 0 39,3G 0 part /
└─sda3 8:3 0 853,1G 0 part /mnt/boot-sav/sda3
sdc 8:32 0 1,8T 0 disk
├─sdc1 8:33 0 1,8T 0 part /media/jojo/Transcend
└─sdc2 8:34 0 19,6G 0 part /mnt/boot-sav/sdc2
sdd 8:48 0 2,7T 0 disk
├─sdd1 8:49 0 128M 0 part
└─sdd2 8:50 0 2,7T 0 part /media/jojo/888EE14B8EE1327C

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Re: HDD not mounted at start

Postby jojopara » Wed Apr 08, 2015 8:08 am

Thanks to all who helped.

I have found a solution. In Settings/Starup Applications /usr/bin/udisks --mount /dev/disk/by-uuid/0A40F46D33DFA85C

or

sudo blkid

sudo mkdir /media/ntfs

gksu gedit /etc/fstab or open it by manually going to the file

UUID=1234567890123456 /media/ntfs ntfs rw,nosuid,nodev,noatime,allow_other 0 0



Enter the number of the first command in place of 1234567890123456, save and restart computer.


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