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Auto-mounting NFS in AIX at startup

I have few NFS file systems which I mount manually after my AIX system boots up. Is there a way I can do it using /etc/filesystems? What would be the syntax?
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How to mount nfs using automounter(autofs)

I have an nfs at 192.168.1.10:/home/vm1/Desktop/nfs and will like to mount locally to /home/vm1/Desktop/nfs-mount using automounter...need help doing do What i did $cat /etc/auto.master /home ...
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Prevent auto mounting Android sdcard under Linux Mint

I recently obtained an older Android phone, so that I could test Android Apps on it. I've needed it because I have a Nexus 7 but not older Android versions, hardware, etc. to test on. I'm having a ...
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How do you auto mount hot swappable sata drives based on what sata port it is attached to?

I'm looking to auto mount hot swappable sata hdd's. There are multiple drives so identifying them via their UUID's is out of the question. I've searched but can't find a suitable option. The ...
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pendrive automount not working

There are lots of ways to disable pendrive automount. I used one, but regreted, forgot which one and now need to reenable pendrive automount. It may have been a changed setting after pressing a button ...
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What is auto-mounting my media volume?

Something is repeatedly mounting my "media" share, doing something with it, then quietly un-mounting it with no notifications at the user level. from the little I can gleaned from the console messages ...
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How to mount a CD or DVD as Read Only on Mac OS X?

I am using Mac OS X Snow Leopard edition. I am trying to perform a read-only mount, even though a CD-ROM is write-protected after it's being finalized. Should I use hdiutil, mount or both?
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How do I mount a USB in plain XMonad?

Now that I am using XMonad I find that my USB devices no longer automount when I plug them into my computer. How do I get them to automount again just like they did when I was using gnome?
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Automount SMB share when NAS becomes available

I have a NAS server at home which shares content through SMB. The NAS server isn't always on, only really use it when I need to, so I use WOL (WAKE ON LAN) etc... Is it possible to automatically ...
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How do I get my Drobo FS to work with fstab under OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks?

My Drobo FS was working fine with OS X Mountain Lion and auto_mount, but Mavericks changed the way it works. Before Mavericks, I had automount configured so that the DroboFS was visible when iTunes ...
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How can I auto mount a CD or DVD to the same location/path every time?

I am running Linux Mint 13 and I am enjoying the convenience of having a CD or DVD automatically mounted after I insert it (to some mysterious place). I have converted this machine to a headless ...
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Mac: Can't convert to real path: Input/output error

I am trying to automatically mount a NFS share on Mavericks. I have the /etc/auto_master and the /etc/auto.myserver files configured as I have on other Macs. I also have the symlinks in the root. ...
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PCMan File Manager automount permissions

Having some trouble with PCMan and USB automounted file systems. My USB is NTFS so it won't let me change permissions on the files. Is there anyway i can configure the way PCMan automounts the ...
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How can I make my KDE system mount things on /media/<label> instead of /media/<username>/<label>?

Since today, and I do not know why (I just rebooted), my USB disks are being mounted by KDE in /media/myname/label (e.g. /media/myname/backup ) instead of /media/label (e.g. /media/backup/ which ...
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USB disk not auto-mounting in Ubuntu 12.04

It used to, but suddenly now it doesn't. The device shows up in the following: dmesg | tail -1 [394191.758315] usb 2-1.3: new high-speed USB device number 9 using ehci_hcd ...which I know is the ...
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Mac Lion: fstab is deprecated. so what replaces it to prevent a partition from mounting?

If fstab is deprecated in Lion (and before, I think?) how does one, properly, prevent a partition from mounting on system boot? This is loosely related to this question which as of this post has no ...
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USB hard disk doesn't get a drive letter automatically when connected (and vice versa)

I have a weird problem with an external 1tb USB3.0 hard drive on Windows (both 7 and 8.1, same issue). The drive used to work perfectly, but I recently had to format it. Since then the drive, tho it ...
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Is it possible to change the mount point used for external USB devices from /media to something else under GNOME?

I'm using CentOS 5.x and am trying to change the mount point that get's used when I insert a USB thumb drive or external USB drive. They're showing up under /media/KINGSTON for example. I'd like to ...
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Linux drive automount point path conventions

Like many I have several physical disks installed in my system and I set them up to be constantly mounted to some paths. I want to find a conventional general approach to it. In my experience I've ...
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Why does my internal hard-drive fail to mount on boot if a USB memory stick is plugged in?

I have a second internal hard-drive which fails to automatically mount if I have a USB stick plugged in when I boot, despite the following line in /etc/fstab: /dev/sdd2 /data2 ext4 defaults If ...
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Auto mount WebDAV folder

I want to auto mount WebDAV folder with a bash script. My server resources are very poor so I have a memory problem with WebDAV. Therefore, I have to umount WebDAV folder to clear cache and memory. ...
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Auto-mount all USB-devices at same USB socket to same mountpoint

I have a small computer with 2 USB sockets : A and B. I want any external USB disk, attached to socket A - to be mounted as "deviceA" I want any external USB disk, attached to socket B - to be ...
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auto-mounting shared folders in VirtualBox

I am writing to ask what the effect of the auto-mounting process is in VirtualBox, and where the folders can be accessed within a guest Linux system if auto-mount is used. I have VirtualBox 4.0.4 ...
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OSX-Preview waits for automount on start

i am using automount on my macbook pro with osx mavericks to connect a few network shares (afp) from my nas. That is working fine. My problem is that every time i start the osx preview app or the pdf ...
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How to disable automount for specific, internal partitions on Windows 7?

I have an iMac on which I set up a Windows 7 on a separate partition of main main drive (an SSD) with Bootcamp. After installing the Bootcamp drivers, Windows is abled to read HFS+ file systems (even ...
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Really strange windows 7 behavior (usb devices not working)

I'm having a really strange problem with a Windows 7 SP1 machine. All of the USB devices (except the mouse and an external USB audio card) are not working. I've got no clue what the hell is wrong with ...
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Automounting a USB flash drive on Fedora 16

How do I get Fedora 16 to automount my USB devices? USB flash drives will only mount if plugged in before I log in to my account. If I insert any flash drive after log in, the light on the USB flash ...
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Unable to add Automount entries on MacOSX using Directory Utility

I am attempting to add automount entries to LDAP using Directory Utility on MacOSX 10.7.5. I have followed Apple's Autofs documentation to the best of my ability, which is available here: ...
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Mount USB devices in Arch Linux

I recently installed Arch on my computer and now I would like to read data from USB devices (i.e. flash drives, SD cards, etc.) but I don't know how to. I know that using Gnome or KDE will do this for ...
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What does “auto-mount” do in VirtualBox shared folder setup?

In VirtualBox, Ubuntu guest, Windows 7 host, I click this "Auto-mount" box, but it doesn't seem to have any effect. I have to edit fstab to get it to mount. So what is it for?
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Manually trigger automount in debian based linux

I have formatted a flash drive and thus needed to unmount the device. Is there a way to trigger automount via command line after formatting was finished ? (I know I can just reinsert a USB flash ...
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Is it Possible to mount windows partition on Linux automatically when system starts?

I have a Dualbooted PC, windows 7 64 bit and a Debian wheezy distro, I have all my music and documents on windows. When on Linux I have to manually mount windows filesystem partition on Linux. This ...
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How to mount removable media in /media/<LABEL> automatically when inserted, without any desktop environment?

I have a Debian sid system (Wheezy) (and same question for arch as well), without any desktop environment (and no Xorg at all). I can mount my SD-cards, USB sticks, external HDD manually with mount / ...
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Stop Mac OS X disk image from being mounted automatically when files on them are accessed

I have a program that, every time it is launched, tries to read a file stored on a disk image (a sparse bundle, to be exact). If the disk image is not mounted, the program automatically attempts to ...
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Is there a way to prevent a partition on a usb key from being mounted?

Is there a way to block certain partitions on a usb key from being mounted? Not at the OS level, but at the usb key level. I'd like to be able to put my key in any other computer (windows, osx, linux) ...
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Change default mount group of USB drive in ubuntu

I have a shared, family computer which has USB drives attached to it. Multiple users can be logged in, that sort of thing. All of the users have been added to "Access external storage devices ...
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Could I add an item in `/etc/fstab` to bind an old directory with a new one?

I have a problem with binding two directories. The problem comes that storage on hard disk is almost run out and I install another disk moving files in ~/Documents/ into one folder of the new disk. I ...
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How do I stop ubuntu waiting for me to “Press S to skip of C to continue…” when it fails to mount on startup?

I've been having some issues with my RAID setup recently on my headless Ubuntu 10.04 server which means one of my mount requests is failing on bootup. Clearly I need to fix the RAID issue, but this ...
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Auto-mount usb flash drivers for remote servers using bash file for scheduled backup operation

I have to do scheduled backup of servers' databases using a cronjob for the backup task and a bash script for the backup operation. It's a PHP web application. You can choose to store your backup file ...
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Automount NTFS partitions in Linuxmint 14 KDE

I am trying to set an NTFS partition to be auto-mounted in Linuxmint 14 KDE. I have already added command in /etc/fstab file as below: /dev/sda1 /media/MyDrive ntfs defaults 0 0 After saving the ...
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LMDE with gnome 3 - Change automount options

I've got GNOME 3 on an LMDE machine and I need to change the automount options to mount without the noexec attribute for an NTFS partition. Does anyone know where I could find such configurations and ...
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Can AUTOMOUNT_TIMEOUT be too long?

I'm running Mountain Lion on a new iMac. I need it to maintain a persistent connection to a NAS drive. However, I am finding regular lost connections -- as reported by iTunes and other applications. ...
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Debian Squeeze - auto mounting USB/pen drive not working

On my Debian Squeeze laptop I am unable to auto mount pen drive or external hard drive. Here is the content of my /etc/fstab #commented following line to just support vfat #/dev/sdb1 ...
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Fedora 18 - changing mount point for Samba share

As from title, how would I go to change the automatic mount point for a Samba share? By default it is mounted in /run/user/<UID>/gvfs/smb-share:server=<IP>,share=<label> This, ...
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Discover and mount all filesystems on all drives (including LVM)

I have a Live CD that I am creating that will access all physically attached disks on a machine. There is no user intervention involved and I need to find and mount all drives that can be mounted. I ...
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Automount lost (moved?) files from my /data folder

I copied some things to the /data folder on my ubuntu 10.04. After restarting all the data was gone. After some investigation I figured out that automount was using the /data folder (it appeared in ...
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How to disable automount of pendrive

I am using CentOS 6.2 and I want to disable automount of pendrive. what is the procedure? which file should I edit?
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Can't mount usb key filesystem

8GB FAT32 filesystem that normally mounted as intended using usbmount. When I went to take it out to plug into a difference computer I did umount /dev/sda1 which is where it was. Now it fails to ...
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Auto-mount USB drives read-only

I'm currently setting up a laptop for my grandparents to use. They have never used a computer before, so I'm trying to make this as fool-proof as possible. The system will be setup with Ubuntu 10.10. ...
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How to automount ntfs partation on raid0 in arch linux with systemd

Recently, I switched from initscript to systemd followed this wiki, and I got error like this during boot: Job dev-md126p5.device/start timed out This is my fstab: /dev/mapper/VGLinux-lvroot / ...