Mount is the process of making available to the computer a new file system device, like a disk drive or a network share.

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Linux: WD USB not seen via df command from cli - also not automount (only from graphical itf)

Situation: on linux (Mint): new external WD usb disk (after plug-in autodetected, accesible via /media/user, also visible via df cmd) formated to the ext4 (I know, my stupid step :( - but I had a ...
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FreeBSD mount_nullfs lost after reboot

I want to mount one directory to another. For this I am using mount_nullfs. This works fine but when I reboot the mount is gone. Does someone know how I can keep the directory mounted after a reboot? ...
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Is there an internal algorithm for calculating UUIDs of a flash filesystem? [migrated]

I've been doing some experimenting with a MicroSD card formatted as ExFAT and have come across something that perplexes me. It seems that my new Android phone mounts the MicroSD card as ...
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Mounting a Partitioned Image

I'm having a bit of difficulty mounting some .img files that I myself didn't create (I've been able to mount ones I've created just fine). This is what parted shows me for one particular file: ...
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Mount or open disk I backed up with dd

I used the command dd in order to generate a full copy of a disk (a SD card). Now I'm trying to retrieve the information that was stored in there, but I don't know how to read the contents of the ...
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Unable to mount WD SDD, GPT/sector boundary issue

I have a simple thing I want to do (mount a 4Tb WD drive via my hot-swap bay) but my OS (Debian Jessie) apparently isn't playing nice. Mount auto/vfat claimed I wasn't dealing with a valid block ...
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Root FS Read only: Remounting gives “cannot change data mode on remount” when not changing data mode

After messing with the settings in fstab, my root filesystem is being mounted read-only. I was able to solve this error in the past by running # remount -o remount,rw / However, I am getting the ...
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Implementation of systemd service with dependency on external HDD

I just want to share a few thoughts about my first systemd configuration. So far I just used commands like start and stop this time I want more. I have a raspberry-pi running arch. I have a external ...
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Alias to attempt mounting multiple times doesn't work correctly

I have the following in my .bashrc alias ext='sudo mount /dev/sd'{b..d}'1 /ext/hdd || sudo' I intended the alias to mount my external hard drive without having to worry about the semi-random ...
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fstab drive auto-mounted to wrong (non-existent) dev

I ran into a curious problem today. ls /media/Personal would yield ls: reading directory .: Input/output error According to mount, that folder was mounted from /dev/sdb1 Yet according to blkid, I ...
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About using sshfs as multi-user file system (different hosts) and potential problems

I have a large online storage for backups which I mainly access through sshfs. Since I am using encfs for encryption (I know about the security concerns but even weak encryption is better than no ...
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Can't ssh to GCE instance after mounting /home

After creating a new instance (+ attached disk in /dev/sdb) and sshing to it via browser, i'm running: [root@instance-01 ~]# mkfs.ext4 -F /dev/sdb [root@instance-01 ~]# mkdir /media/disk ...
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How to mount nfs share from docker container?

I can see the shares of the server: [root@sandbox /]# showmount -e 192.168.0.111 Export list for 192.168.0.111: /RAIDPOOL02/vers * /RAIDPOOL02/prod * /RAIDPOOL02/pipeline * When I attempt ...
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Mount HTTP Serverlocally

i have a HTTP server in windows machine.so i want to mount that to my Linux machine locally.Is that possible.How we can do that.We can mount FTP using curlftpfs.Is there any thing for HTTP.I am using ...
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Ubuntu Server slow NAS connection “Server <Nas> Has not responded in 120 seconds. Reconnecting…”

My newly built Ubuntu server was running fine until I had a power outage. Now, I am overloaded with these "Server Nas has not responded..." error messages everywhere I look, but all other computers on ...
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mount http server as filesystem

I am trying to mount HTTP locally.Using SSHFS its working fine.But for Windows systems, or systems without SSH we cant use SSHFS.For example we can mount FTP locally using curlftp.For HTTP we have any ...
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I connected my usb hdd driver. CentOS7 don't mount it

Unfortunately, my usb driver don't detect on CentOS7. This is on message i got. Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /run/media/root/f4786057-a556-4cc8-a465-9b066b12a15b: Command-line `mount -t "ext4" ...
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Mount fails to read/write data after a while

Im mounting different types of USB drives to a Raspberry Pi, running Raspbian. The mounts can have different filesystems, so i have installed ntfs-3g, exfat-fuse and exfat-utils using apt-get in case ...
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Can't mount any dmg El Capitain

Help! I just started having an issue where I can't mount any DMG files on my Macbook Pro! I recently upgraded to El Capitain and everything seemed to be fine until today. Here's what I noticed, which ...
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How to mount ISO as DVD by virtualbox?

I am trying to run an old program written for win98. I downloaded the win98 vmware image from here: https://winworldpc.com/product/windows-98/98-second-edition I am able to start the system, but every ...
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After reinstallation Ubuntu 15.10 cannot mount USB stick or DVD

I reinstalled Ubuntu 15.10 because the boot loader was gone after I updated Windows on a second partition. Since then Ubuntu is unable to mount USB sticks or DVD: USB: Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at ...
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How to remove USB stick properly and without elevation when no drive letter is assigned [duplicate]

I have a USB stick which has no drive letter assigned because its only partition is encrypted with VeraCrypt. Before removing the stick from my computer physically, of course I first dismount the ...
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How to remount /system on android device as rw?

I am trying to remount the /system as a rw file system so I can push some files into /system/framework. It is an android emulator running Android 6.0 x86 image. $ mount ... /dev/block/vda /system ...
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Is it possible to take any OS iso and use it to install to a hard drive WHILE staying on windows?

Say i have some hard drives, and each of them needs to install its own OS to it, and i have a windows machine, and i can also hot swap these hard drives, is it possible to take for example a Ubuntu ...
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fstab ssh mount eating network and CPU

I've recently bought a NAS (WD MyCloud) and connected it to my router. I'm able to see it on the network and connceting through SSH. I was also able to put an fstab entry to automount a folder in my ...
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Mount specific fstab entry

Sometimes you need to disconnect and reconnect mounts that have gone bad and don't want to disconnect + reconnect the entire list of fstab entries. Is this possible without having to basically rerun ...
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Are there any reasons you don't see people mounting external file shares to a folder in Windows?

It's clearly possible mount an external file share to a folder as you would in Linux using sshfs, in Windows, but I haven't really seen anyone do this. The only potential downsides to this I can ...
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samba mount failed with “CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return code = -6” and “is not a valid block device”

Environment: server: Windows client: RHEL 6.7 (samba-common-3.6.23-20.el6.x86_64) or Debian Wheezy (samba-common-bin 2:3.6.6-6+deb7u7) Client's /etc/fstab: //10.0.0.10/share/ /media/smb cifs ...
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Samba - Create Subdirectory Shares with their own permissions

I have a Samba share containing many folders like this: share - folderA - folderB - folderC - folderD There are around 20 users accessing those shares. Every user can have their individual ...
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Unstable MTP mount Android device on Linux

I have Linux Mint 17.1 (rebecca) MATE edition and a HTC One mini 2. My computer is able to mount the device, and I sometimes get access to both the internal memory and the SD card in the phone. ...
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How to mount multiple Windows remote directories and change a file on each?

I need to mount about 30 windows directories. I have a file that I need to change in c:\users\test\file.txt. the file currently contains text and I need to overwrite it with another file (it is a ...
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mounting a network drive cifs mac osx

I've been handed a mac and I'm having issues. I had an ubuntu setup where I would type: sudo mount -t cifs //fs/CakeRecipes /mnt/fs/CakeRecipes -o ...
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What is a prescriptive way for managing the permissions for mounted volumes in Alpine-based Docker?

When you build an image you can assign ownership (chown) and change permissions (chmod) of paths within the image. However, when a volume is mounted from either the host or another container the ...
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Mac OS 10.9 external hfs formated disk access via terminal mount command?

I have a 2Tb harddisk connceted via USB toaster to my MacMini Mavericks. It was used to recuperate as much data as possible from my son's MacBook Pro (OS 10.6.8) before reformatting and reinstalling ...
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how to mount a container to a specific file path?

when we use "-v" argument in "docker run" command, we can specific {src path from host}:{path in container}, e.g docker run -v /var/volumns/v1:/var/docker/v1ref ... but how about mounting a ...
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What is the replacement for intr option when mounting NFS?

intr / nointr This option is provided for backward compatibility. It is ignored after kernel 2.6.25. says the man nfs(5). I'm facing the problem when NFS client blocks forever when accessing a ...
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No longer able to mount bootable partition of SD card in OS X

Background Info Hardware Using a permanent SD card in MacBook's SD card slot as an external drive. Output of diskutil list /dev/disk2: /dev/disk2 #: TYPE NAME ...
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How can I remount external drives after a power failure?

I know I can run a script that basically does this: sudo mount /dev/sda1 /media/my_flashdrive/. Is there a better way to do this on a small server with many external drives?
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Mount Hard Drives in Raid 0

I used 2x 4TB Hard Drives in my Synology NAS in Raid 0. After buying a new NAS, I wanted to copy the data directly from the hard drives to my Ubuntu Machine, so I attached them via SATA. Now I am ...
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Alpine Linux on raspberry pi fstab overlayfs issue

I'm completely new to Alpine Linux and Linux in general so please advice! I've installed Alpine Linux on my raspberry pi following this wiki on alpine linux. Everything is fine until I reach the ...
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Docker / Windows Container: how to mount a host folder as data volume on Windows 2016

How to mount a volume from Windows host to Windows guest system? I am on Windows Server 2016 TP4 using Docker. Following the documentation on ...
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Mounting Windows host folder in Virtualbox without vboxfs or Shared folders

While trying to use Docker on Windows, I hit a Virtualbox vboxfs bug that mmap see old versions of files that are mounted using shared folders. In whatever way I change the file on Windows host, ...
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Mount with kernel NTFS and not NTFS-3G

I often want to copy files from a Windows machine to linux using an external drive formatted with NTFS. Since this is entirely read-only using NTFS-3G slows down the copy process but the only way I ...
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External HDD - File created from OSX is not visible in OpenWrt (Linux)

I am using an external HDD as a media server. The HDD is formated as exFAT with GPT (from Windows). I noticed that files created from OS X while the HDD was mounted on my Mac are not visible after ...
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OpenNebula creates system datastore always in default path /var/lib/one

I got a problem with OpenNebula 4.14. If I create a datastore via the dashboard (sunstone) wizard (not tested CLI) it ignores the BASE_PATH and instead creates the datastore in ...
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List missing files on a degraded read-only btrfs mount

I have a btrfs filesystem spanning 3 drives. The metadata is using raid1 (mirroring), but the data is using single, so no mirroring or parity just spanning. For example: mkfs.btrfs -m raid1 -d single ...
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Automount device with correct filesystem

Is there a way to automatically mount an external drive to the same location on debian linux at bootup, when theres a chance that its not the same device (and therefore not the same filesystem) each ...
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Alternatives to professional data rescue [closed]

I have a broken external hard drive that spins, but won't come up in /dev, and thus I can't mount it and run ddrescue on it. (I've rescued many drives before using this method.) When the drive ...
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Raspbian system keeps renaming partitions

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian Jessie Lite (the headless version) and I've been using as a file dump and a git server for a little while. I plugged an external USB hard drive into it for it to ...
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Qubes 3.0 Linux OS fails to install write protected

I have used rufus 2.7.855 and the DD image mode to create a USB drive using Qubes 3.0 x86 64 ISO, as the the Qubes documentation. Upon restarting, the GIU loads and I am able to choose the install ...