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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How to create a loop device without using mount (without loop.ko)?

While trying to do the following: mkdir loop-mount mount -o loop output loop-mount The problem is I don't have loop.ko and can't add it to my machine. Is there a tool or other way to create a loop ...
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Having Trouble Mounting HFS Filesystem at Boot on Ubuntu Server

While the command "sudo mount -t hfsplus /dev/sdc1 /home/external3" mounts the hfs file system on the /home/external3 directory on my Ubuntu server, I don't understand how to get it to mount at boot. ...
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OSX 10.9 auto-mount partition as a directory in my home folder

I've just created a partition, which I now want to have permanently mounted as a directory in my home folder. Is this possible in Mavericks?
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Is there a Way/tool to find label to drive mappings in FreeBSD?

Is there any facility in FreeBSD 8.4, where I can find a disk drive based on a label, similar to what blkid does in Linux? I am aware of bsdlabel, but it doesn't give me the drive based on label. Can ...
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Converted vfat to linux with cfdisk, now cannot mount it

With cfdisk, I converted my vfat thumb drive to linux, but now I cannot mount the device. Here is what happens when I try. Disk /dev/sdc: 16.0 GB, 16008609792 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, ...
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What does NOEXEC flag mean when mounting directories on RHEL?

I am trying to understand the NOEXEC flag when mounting. I am having an execution issue within the /tmp directory on someone elses machine that I cannot access atm where the /tmp directory is mounted ...
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Mount a single vmdk to multiple physical computers (NOT VM's)

Is there any way that I can mount a single .vmdk file to multiple physical computers as a storage drive? I tried to but it seems that the .vmdk locks after mounting it to a single computer so it won'...
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Mount share on windows, from linux through winexe

Answer has to use winexe. I'm using winexe (on linux) to mount a samba share on a remote windows 7 with the following command: ./bin/winexe -U <user>%<password> //<ip> "cmd.exe /c ...
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Mount by UUID or LABEL

In Linux it is possible to mount a device (disk) by UUID or label. I have used UUID for a while mainly because I was picked up a discussion on IRC that mounting by label was a really horrible idea. I ...
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How to prevent mounting file system without booting (linux)?

We have an hdd with Linux, don't want to let others break into it with mounting and a live CD. I think maybe it is possible with password protecting grub. But we need all services and scripts (for ...
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empty hard drive when mounted

i mounted a previous Hard drive had had mounted on a previously installed ubuntu server version 12. i then upgraded and installed ubuntu 13 and when i mount the same hard drive, the contents of the ...
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How to list ALL connected HDD devices in a scrip-friendly way?

How to list ALL connected HDD devices in a script-friendly way? All - means both mounted and not mounted. Script-friendly - means something I can use for (u)mounting in my shell script with minimum ...
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Cannot copy large files to cifs mounted drive

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and cannot backup (or copy large files) to a network server (an asdl router with hardrive from free.fr). It copies data for about 30 seconds, then it slows down to a crawl. ...
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Mounting a read/write filesystem

I added this line to my /etc/fstab: UUID=6F8F-1789 /mnt/USB auto users,noatime,umask=0 0 0 It mounts the filesystem but I still can't write to it. Am I doing something wrong?
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Possible to mount an NTFS partition with uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=022,fmask=133 but allow files to later be chmod'd?

This is for a single-user system that's using an NTFS partition as its $HOME; is it possible to mount the partition in such a way that New files would be owned by $USER:$USER with 644 permission ...
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Mount a subdirectory of an NTFS mount with different ownership

I would like a user without sudo to be able to read and write a subdirectory of an NTFS HDD. I would like my main user to have read/write access to all the filesystem. As far as I can tell, I can't ...
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UUID and Drive Cloning

I have a project that I am working on, which involves a USB Storage Device and a boo.table version of linux. The way this project is coming together, I am having multiple partitions on the USB drive ...
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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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USB flash memory is not mounted after is connected?

I have a Trancsend Jetflash TS2GJF210 USB drive. When I connect it to my old laptop (Dell Latitude D630) it is not mounted. dmesg shows following messages: [108884.154796] usb 2-2: new high-speed USB ...
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need write permission to network server on Linux and Macintosh

I can read from a remote server using sudo mount //Bor*ges/imgdisk4 /home/ilan/remoteDisks/biMnt -o user=,pass=* There is something similar for the Mac, which also can't write, but I want to ...
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How to rename /dev/sdax(partitions) in Linux

I made a partition like /part on my machine with some important data... But I can't stand the name of it... I want a clear solution to resolve it and change the name of it to for example /test... ...
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USB Filesystem that can run executables and can mount on Linux and OS X

I'm looking for a filesystem that I can format a USB drive with that can run C++ executables. Tried FAT32: $ ./main bash: ./main: Permission denied Tried NTFS: $ ./main bash: ./main: Permission ...
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How to mount 20 year old IDE Drive in Linux

I asked a question similar to this one about an hour ago but my account got messed up somehow and it wont let me comment anymore :p Anyways, I have a 20 year old IDE Conner Hard Disk attached to a ...
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bindfs on OSX limited to 24 mounts

I'm trying to use bindfs on OS X 10.9. Here is a sample one-liner to mount 25 directories into another: for elem in $(seq 1 25); do dir=blah${elem}; mkdir -p /tmp/space/$dir; mkdir -p /tmp/...
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How to mount PS3 Blu-ray discs on Windows 7 (or any OS/Blu-ray drive)?

I have a BD-drive (Blu-ray disc drive) and I would like to mount the filesystem used by the disc, however, nothing happens when inserted. My BD-drive doesn't even report that anything's there, from ...
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How to auto mount NFS on to Centos Server

I have started to notice that on a few occasions, an NFS file server that I have does not always mount onto a CentOS file server. I normally have to correct this by using the mount -a command in the ...
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Why do my devices appear to have symlinks , which are empty?

I am finding that I can't mount a device, sdb. However, I don't see it in mounts: [root@idh1 rhs-hadoop-install-0_61]# mount | grep --color dev /dev/mapper/VolGroup-lv_root on / type ext4 (rw) ...
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How mount remote folder on boot from virtualmachine guest onto host at boot?

On boot I want the following two things to happen in order: Start up a VirtualBox machine Mount a folder (only after the VB machine is booted) on that VB guest onto the local host machine (via sshfs)...
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How do I mount an SSH folder in linux so I can access it and read/write as if a normal folder?

I have a remote server that I can SSH into. I want to mount a folder that's on that server onto my local linux desktop. Then I want to be able to read/write files there from within my text editor. How ...
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Can Sparseimage be mounted in linux?

I have a .sparseimage file that I am trying to mount on Linux. I have tried mounting with the hfs and hfsplus filesystem specified but no luck. Has anyone done this before? I have used the below ...
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Cannot mount a USB pendrive

I have no problem to mount the USB pendrive from file browsers (Nemo, Nautilus, Dolphin, etc). But I have a pendrive, which cannot be mounted from the file browser. The error message is: Not ...
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Unable to mount hibernated windows 8 drive on mac 10.8 with write permissions

When I try to mount this drive on my mac using an external HD enclosure, it will only mount "read only". Dmesg says this: NTFS-fs warning (device /dev/disk1s4, pid 23830): ntfs_system_inodes_get(): $...
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Error Broken pipe while install chrubuntu

Okay, I need help My chromebook is Acer c720 So., I trying to follow this guide -> http://www.amirkurtovic.com/blog/installing-chrubuntu-on-the-samsung-arm-chromebook-a-step-by-step-photo-guide/ I go ...
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udev rule not working

I am trying to write a udev rule for USB drive plugin. I want to first mount it to /media and then run the script at /usr/local/bin/script.sh. When I insert the USB, it doesn't even mount the device ...
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Automount usb and run a script

I am looking forward to automount ANY USB on plugin and running a shell script on my raspberry pi running raspbian wheezy. I have installed usbmount for automounting and I followed these steps: 3. ...
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Don't Answer Please: Windows 7 64 bit Cygwin Network Drive Mounting

I'm best described as a ferverish fumbler rather than some sort of expert. However, I have been around the block a few times. I've just realised that in my new place of employment, my Windows 7 64 ...
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How can I create a raw device on top of an LVM block?

I have disks which are LVM devices. Is there a way that I can create a raw write-able disk on top of them? By raw, I mean, a file which is seen as a true block device by the kernel.
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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 ...