Undo auto-mount partition

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mzsade
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Undo auto-mount partition

Postby mzsade » Sat Jan 02, 2010 7:06 am

Hi, after a fresh install of Mint 8, i had done this:

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sudo mkdir /media/Data

sudo su

echo "/dev/sda2 /media/Data ext3 defaults,noatime 0 2" >> /etc/fstab


Worked very well (thank you Fred), but it slows down my boot. How can i undo this, i would prefer to "sudo mount /dev/sda2 /media/Data" when i need to.
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Re: Undo auto-mount partition

Postby markcynt » Sat Jan 02, 2010 7:26 am

You could alt + F2, then

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gksudo gedit /etc/fstab
Then just delete the line you created

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/dev/sda2 /media/Data ext3 defaults,noatime 0 2
Don't forget to save it.
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[Solved]Re: Undo auto-mount partition

Postby mzsade » Sat Jan 02, 2010 10:58 am

Thanks, :D
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