Ubuntu

Reformatting with a different filesystem should modify /etc/fstab

Reported by Michele Costantino Soccio on 2008-01-20
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
GParted
New
Wishlist
gparted (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
Unassigned

Bug Description

Using gparted to reformat a partition without first deleting it or modifying it should record the changes in the /etc/fstab.
For example: if you have a partition (let's say hda5) which is ext3 and you want to reformat it with reiserfs gparted will not update the correnspondent line in /etc/fstab.

Thank you for your bug report. This bug has been reported to the developers of the software at http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=341686. The report has not had a update since 2006 though, so you would be best off to check if there are still plans on implementing this.

Changed in gparted (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Triaged
Changed in gparted:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in gparted:
importance: Unknown → Wishlist
Phillip Susi (psusi) on 2013-05-23
Changed in gparted (Ubuntu):
importance: Low → Wishlist
dino99 (9d9) wrote :

Hopes to see that feature added asap as it should add a great friendly use.

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