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  • Hey all,

    So I had my RPi unit setup and working perfectly, but the OCD in me wanted to do a clean install with the newest release, which was fine because I had all my bios/rom/savedata on a usb micro-sd card that was auto-mounted, and I just copied over any config files I'd edited like boot/config.txt, modprobe.d/ etc, and my fstab file.

    So I start setting the new installation up, and I setup my fstab file and the only thing that has changed is the UUID of the sd-card, no big deal I just modified it to the 'new' ID.

    So this is my fstab file:
    proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
    /dev/mmcblk0p1 /boot vfat defaults 0 2
    /dev/mmcblk0p2 / ext4 defaults,noatime 0 1

    /dev/disk/by-uuid/1918-2A41 /home/pi/SDMount vfat auto,nofail,noatime,users,rw,uid=pi,gid=pi,bind 0 0

    /home/pi/SDMount/Emulation/BIOS /home/pi/RetroPie/BIOS none auto,nofail,noatime,users,rw,uid=pi,gid=pi,bind 0 0

    /home/pi/SDMount/Emulation/roms /home/pi/RetroPie/roms none auto,nofail,noatime,users,rw,uid=pi,gid=pi,bind 0 0

    Exactly how I had it on my previous install, except the UUID is different as per $ ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid/
    However, I've restarted a few times now, and it just doesn't seem to be working at all.

    I can SSH into my RPi with WinSCP and access the mounted sd-card at /home/pi/SDMount/Emulation/roms etc, the directories are there, but there are no files. Also nothing in /home/pi/RetroPie/roms.

    I feel like I've probably forgotten some small step here which is why it's not working, anyone able to help me out?

    Thanks in advance.


  • Changed fstab to:

    proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
    /dev/mmcblk0p1 /boot vfat defaults 0 2
    /dev/mmcblk0p2 / ext4 defaults,noatime 0 1
    UUID=1918-2A41 /media/usb0 vfat auto,nofail,noatime,users,rw,uid=pi,gid=pi 0 0

    /media/usb0/BIOS /home/pi/RetroPie/BIOS none auto,nofail,noatime,users,rw,uid=pi,gid=pi,bind 0 0

    /media/usb0/roms /home/pi/RetroPie/roms none auto,nofail,noatime,users,rw,uid=pi,gid=pi,bind 0 0

    more streamlined and I think 'bind' in the first of the three additional lines was the cause.

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