How To: Remount /etc/fstab Without Reloading in Linux
The file /etc/fstab contains necessary information for automatic mountingof partitions.
Usually, after this file editing, you reload the Linux system for the changes to take effect.
There is an easiest way to remount fstab in Linux without reloading the system..
You need to run the following command from root:
# mount -a
This simple command remounts all file systems which specified in /etc/fstab, with the exception of partitions with the noauto option.