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 create mount point issue on ASUS RT-N56U router [duplicate]

On my RT-N56U router I'm trying to create a ext3 partition on an attached usb drive to store my media center data. The problem is I am unable to create to a mount point after creating the partition. ...
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Ununtu 12.0.4 LTS Boots to some unknown mount point

I installed Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS to a 2TB Sata with a swap partition and a data partition. I installed mdadm and setup an incomplete raid. I later unmounted that raid (to which it erred as non-existent) ...
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losetup and mount create two entries in Nautilus for a floppy image

I am referring to BrokenThorn's tutorial on OS development. Though it is for Windows, I learnt how to create a bootable floppy in Linux, mount it to transfer files and also boot off it. After ...
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How to change permission of a vmdk disk image mounted on Ubuntu/Linux?

I created a disk image from a Linux/Ubuntu physical machine using dd and converted it to vmdk using qemu. Now on Ubuntu (running in VMWare Fusion/Mac) I can inspect all files from that drive once it ...
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Is there really no way in Linux to get creation time for files on cifs/smb share?

I am embarrassingly far along in a bash backup script and have missed something major. I know that ext3 filesystems don't track creation date, but copying files within ext3 updates the changed time as ...
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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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mounting a local folder on an ssh server

I want to temporarily mount my local folder on a computationally powerful server so that I can compile my files in parallel there. The server runs linux and I have ssh access to it. I dont have root ...
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File count limit for NFS Mounted Drive

Is there a known upper limit on the number of files one can place in a folder on an NFS mounted drive on 64bit Linux systems? I have come across one excellent source that discusses related issues but ...
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Why would re-formatting an external disk drive stop random drive disconnects in OSX Mavericks?

My old MacBook Pro Retina was over heating, so after a long story omitted, I got a new MBP Retina with Mavericks pre-installed, and my Seagate Thunderbolt(TB)/USB3 drive started unmounting and ...
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How to treat an internal hard drive like an external one (to only mount on request)

I want to assemble a Linux machine with an SSD Drive for the root filesystem. Another, larger internal hard disk is also attached, but will only be used few times a week/month, for backups, storing ...
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How to keep up with a changing block device, without unmounting and remounting?

So, I am running Arch on miniature system (the BeagleBone Black). On this board, I have the SD card (/dev/mmcblk1) to pass-through over USB to the host computer with the g_mass_storage kernel module. ...
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Accessing preexisting files in the mount point after mounting a filesystem

Consider i have files in /mnt i am mounting an nfs share to /mnt. After that i can find the nfs share contents in /mnt. But the preexisted files are missing. Is there any way to access both the ...
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Make network share accessible to multiple users on OSX

My goal is to mount a shared folder from a Synology to a Mac running 10.9.1, only I want the mount point to be accessible to all users in group staff. The share is made accessible by the synology ...
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Mounting ntfs subdirectories of device

I have an external hard drive mounted in arch-linux using /etc/fstab: dev/sda1 /mnt/share ntfs-3g user,users,gid=users,fmask=113,dmask=002,locale=en_US.UTF-8 0 0 charles@arch ~ $ ls -l ...
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Auto-mount/unmount truecrypt volume on login/logout

Ubuntu offers the ability to automatically mount/unmount the home directory using encFS when the user logs in or out. How can this be applied to a truecrypt volume using only a keyfile (no password) ...
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USB device not being mounted on Windows 8

We are trying to mount a cellphone Razr I through USB on a Windows 8 platform. It was working before, but now, the device doesn't show up at all on this Windows laptop and neither on a Mac. I had a ...
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Is it possible to mount one H.D.D. via USB Hub on two PCs? [closed]

Having a HDD Drive on a USB hub with two partitions. Can I mount first partition to Computer A and second partition to Computer B without trouble? Or even better, would it be possible to mount one ...
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How do I verify hard drive in Ubuntu?

I am running Ubuntu. I have taken a 250GB hard drive from my old machine, and wanted to use it as an external hard drive with my laptop. I bought a USB to SATA cable, and connected it to my laptop, ...
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Disable access to another Hard Drive Disks on Linux

I want to install some Linux disto into SSD disk, but I have another SSD with Windows, which I want to disable/unmount during running on Linux... Is there are some configs where I can set 1st SSD ...
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fat32 usb turned RAW Gparted:input output error and now it isn't in mount devices at all no solutions worked

The device is not visible under the section Mount Devices in Parted Magic, nor in my mini-install of Windows XP. I've tried several things to fix the 16GB flash drive, which is a Kingston Data ...
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Error mounting external hard drive

When I tried mounting an external hard drive connected via usb I got the error quoted below. So far I've tried using ntfsfix and chkdsk. My operating system is Arch Linux and the drive is NTFS ...
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Seagate harddrive: unable to mount

I have a notebook with a Seagate Momentum 5400.6 in it. Suddenly it stopped working, only giving strange errors when trying to boot windows. I booted with an Ubuntu DVD, but Ubuntu couldn't fing the ...
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Mount more root folders on different partition

I want to mount several root folders on my 2GB SD card so that when the cord connecting my Mint hard drive falls loose, I won't have to reboot the system. I have already mounted /bin on the card. I ...
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Can I expand the size of a file based disk image?

I created an empty disk image using dd, then I used mkfs to make it a real filesystem image. I am mounting and using it fine. What I need is to be able to expand or shrink this file based disk image ...
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Force remove mounted windows share through terminal

I have a Windows share mounted in OSX 10.9 Finder (through ⌘+K) that acts bizarre every so often (can't log in sometimes, randomly disconnects from the GUI claiming it can't access the mounted ...
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ifuse mount iPhone for different users (permissions)

I'd like to mount my iPhone 4 filesystem on my Raspberry Pi using iFuse and let other users access this mount point. I can successful mount the FS as a normal user [gotschi@berry ~]$ ifuse ...
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Partition corruption, still can see files in single user mode, would like to retrieve files

The problem started after forcing the mac to shutdown. Since then, when trying to boot, it stays stuck at the grey apple with spinning wheel. I've tried a few generic things to be able to access my ...
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Partition went read-only, how to mount it again?

Every now and then the partition of my Linux installation goes read-only. Since the computer is a laptop, I suppose it's due to some writing error caused by some harsh movement. Partition was mounted ...
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Cannot mount image made with ddrecovery in Fedora

I have recently made a switch to Fedora. I have an NTFS disk image that I made from a failing hard disk on Ubuntu using ddrecover. Under Ubuntu, I could mount the image just fine and recover the ...
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How do I change owner/permissions of auto mount on an embedded Linaro based Linux?

I have an ARM based embedded system that when it auto mounts a USB drive it mounts it as follows: drwx------ 6 linaro linaro 2048 Jan 1 1970 PENDRIVE I need to change the permissions and possibly ...
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Connecting to server via NFS with different (external) IP addresses

Is it possible to connect to my FTP server via the NFS protocol (my server is running Linux) from another computer outside my internal network? I have set it up in the past to use my LAN IP 10.0.0.X, ...
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Pendrive does not show up in Linux Mint 15

H have a Linux Mint 15 - Cinnamon edition on my computer. Today I booted up my Linux (I use dual boot) and downloaded the ISO for Mint 16. It worked. But since I logged in today, my USB, SD, and ...
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zpool: pool I/O is currently suspended

I'm using ZFS on OSX and I've zpool which is active and online: NAME SIZE ALLOC FREE CAP DEDUP HEALTH ALTROOT WD_1TB 931G 280G 651G 30% 1.00x ONLINE - but I can't ...
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Automatically mounting an encrypted USB disk at boot

I've followed these steps to set up an encrypted USB hard disk on Lubuntu 13.10, and these to unlock it with a keyfile instead of a passphrase. I now have a disk ...
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Mounting a partition in the /cdrom mount point

I was installing CrunchBang Linux (#!) today, and everything was going pretty well, until I got to the point where files are copied from installation media to HDD. I had burned the .iso to /dev/sda6 ...
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“ls” shows no files in mounted NFS folder, but “cd” works

An NFS share was mounted to /vol/mynfs on a Linux client. It does not show any folders with ls and bash completion does not work in /vol/mynfs too. But after changing to a subdirectory all files are ...
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mounting drive on remote location using sh command

What does the command sh mount_drive.sh means? I am trying to mount a drive located at a remote location onto my server using the above command. Previously it worked fine but now it is giving an ...
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After mounting container as drive in Truecrypt , Windows says drive is not formatted

I created a container using truecrypt long time back , and I used to mount it whenever I needed , until one day I decided to format my laptop. So I took backup of the file container to a USB drive. ...
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Cannot change options in mounting ntfs partition for rw

I need to mount a ntfs volume for read & write for a particular group of users, so I tried putting in this line in /etc/fstab: (I have also tried UUID but it was the same result) /dev/sda1 ...
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USB Drive went into Read-only mode and doesn't allow me to write or delete anything

I am using Linux kernel 3.4.56 and I was working with a USB stick but while doing a system upgrade procedure, it went into read-only mode. And now it doesn't allow me to write or delete anything. I ...
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mount: / not mounted already, or bad option

Can't mount the system with data=writeback I've added ,data=writeback to fstab than fstab: /dev/mapper/vg-lv_root / ext4 defaults,noatime,discard,data=writeback ...
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delete cached credentials for SMB mount in OSX?

I am trying to figure out how to delete my saved credentials when I mount a share to my Windows server. I've tried deleting any mentions of the particular server from within Keychain, but I still log ...
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mounts aren't case-sensitive

I mounted a few drives from Linux boxes in my network, but those mounts aren't case-sensitive. The mount command I used ( from the man mount.cifs, case-sensitive should be the default ): mount ...
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When are nodes created in linux?

I am working on Linux kernel 3.4.56, and I am trying to add a system upgrade feature in my system using an external USB device. So in my implementation, there is a check that, if /sys/block/sd*(a/b), ...
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Windows share is not accessible from time to time

I have a CentOS box having a share mounted from local NAS (Synology) and a share mounted from a Windows Server 2012 (no utilities, plain standard share AFAIK). There's a script that does backups every ...
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How do I mount vhd disk to Ubuntu (Hyper-V)?

I use windows server 2008r2 with role Hyper-V. The guest system is Ubuntu 12.04 LTC. It is situated on the dynamic virtual hard disk VHD1. I add another VHD2 disk as SCSI. Now I want to mount this ...
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Can a TrueCrypt container file be mounted from an external hard drive?

I created a 200GB TrueCrypt container, and thinking that you should be able to mount it from anywhere, I transfered it to my external hard drive. Then I tried to mount it, but TrueCrypt won't even ...
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sshfs abrupt disconnection

I am doing a lot of coding over SSH and so I have decided to mount the file system via sshfs: user@remote /home/user/mnt fuse.sshfs noauto,_netdev,users,idmap=user,reconnect 0 0 If my internet ...
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Git cannot clone repository into CIFS mounted directory

Attempting to clone a remote Git repository into a CIFS mounted directory on Linux. The error is: $ git clone ssh://git@github.com/ghuser/ghuser.git dir Cloning into 'dir'... fatal: Unable to create ...
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Can't boot in windows 8 after installing lubuntu and running boot-repair

I installed lubuntu to a flash drive on my windows machine. Because the boot manager wouldn't find the usb I ran boot-repair. Now Grub can't find Windows 8. To make matters worse I can't mount my hard ...