[mythtv-users] Near the end of Jarod HOWTO with partition problem
J. Donavan Stanley
jdonavan at jdonavan.net
Sat Mar 20 08:00:19 EST 2004
Maarten van den Berg wrote:
>On Saturday 20 March 2004 04:25, Matthew Bair wrote:
>>[sorry, mistakenly sent last email unfinished.]
>>This isn't Mythtv-related, but has everything to do with my being a
>>Linux newbie...at least as far as fdisk, partitions, and LVM go. I
>>followed Jarod's HOWTO with success up till I try to run the mtyhbackend
>>and it fails due to...my /video mount is not present!
>Here ya go... manual mount:
> mount /dev/hda5 /var/video
>You can verify with the command df if it did what it supposed to.
/hda5 is a LVM partition, you can't just mount it.
Assuming you've created a physical and logical volume you want to "mount
/dev<PHYSICAL VOLUME NAME>/<LOGICAL VOLUME NAME> /video".
You've probably forgotten to create an entry in your fstab.
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