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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Bitlocker To Go drive is mounted as Read Only after it's unlocked

A while back I encrypted an external USB drive (NTFS) with Bitlocker To Go on my Windows 7 PC. Now, when I connect the drive to my Windows 8 PC, I enter the Bitlocker password for the drive when ...
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Software RAID failed to mount after apt-get upgrade

I have a software RAID 10 (jfs) on an ubuntu 12.10 and require some assistance repairing the RAID after it failed to mount after a routine apt-get upgrade followed by a reboot. /dev/md0: Version : 1....
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Is it safe to put a hibernated hard disk to an external casing?

Last night I hibernated my laptop, only to find out in the morning that it cannot be turned on again (power light is off even when the adapter is plugged in). Long story short, I have tried many ways ...
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Apache: How to link or mount local directory to a remote one on Internet?

I have apache2 web server installed on Ubuntu Server which provides the service at 192.168.122.108:80. Also, I've been created a directory named ubuntu on apache's root directory. Now, the idea is to ...
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ioctl LOOP_SET_FD failed: Device or resource busy

I'm trying to get Backtrack to run on my Droid DNA. I've been tweaking the script little by little but I still come up with the following. I changed the loop on it, and another program always seems to ...
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Speed up NFS Home Folder mount

I have a (virtual) cluster of Ubuntu servers where one master node offers an NFS folder that the slaved nodes mount. It serves as the home folder for an MPI user account. The nodes all manage to ...
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How can I prevent a specific USB drive from automounting?

I have a USB drive that is, for all intensive purposes, permanently inserted. It's a licensing thumb drive for a Windows application I use. How can I prevent Linux from automounting that drive, since ...
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Cannot mount Windows 8 partition disk on Ubuntu 12.10

I cannot mount Windows 8 partition disk on Ubuntu 12.10. My Windows 8 is installed on "C" partition, and I have another "D" partition. I can easily mount "D" partition, see files and make changes on ...
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How to mount an old encrypted disk on Ubuntu

I've got an old hard disk, containing an encrypted partition with a file system on it. It was created (and used) several years ago, the way it was done back then was using losetup with the twofish ...
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Mounting a complete disk image rescued by ddrescue

I've recovered a complete NTFS disk with ddrescue in Linux. The catch is I didn't just rescue the partition (sdX#) but complete disk (sdX) with partition table. It's really easy to mount disk ...
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Parsing Remote Files

I have two systems. I have some log files on one system (A) that are being generated every hour. I want to parse those files from another system (B). One way is to copy the files and then parse them ...
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Mounting samba share from fstab

Currently I have 3 network drives I mount each time i restart my system. The command I use is: sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.1.8/ARES /media/Ares -o user=USER,password=*** sudo mount -t cifs //192.168....
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any way to mount partial raw ntfs images?

I have a raw image from ddrescue which is a partial image of the complete source NTFS partition, simply because the target drive is smaller then the source. I cant mount this partial image so as to ...
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Does the 'mount' command rely on MBR to detect partitions, or can it use the GPT partition table?

TL:DR I have Mac, which means I have EFI and a GPT formatted disk with a hybrid MBR. I am considering adding a fifth partition; to do this, I will mask my first three GPT partitions with one ...
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LVM Difference in paths for mounts

So I can do the following: mount /dev/datavg/datalv /mnt or mount /dev/mapper/datavg-datalv /mnt Are these the same? Is their an advantage to one over the other? Is one better practice?
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External Thunderbolt drive under Linux (Clonezilla)

I'm unable to mount an external Thunderbolt drive on my Macbook Pro (Retina) from the Clonezilla shell. lshw doesn't show the device. The drive also has a USB 3 connector, which works correctly. Is ...
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Boot from USB and run batch file

I'm trying to boot from USB and run a batch file that will mount the computer's main hard drive and will copy a file from the root directory into a specified directory on the computer's hard drive. I ...
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Methods of mounting bin/cue pair on OS X?

I have a few bin/cue files, and have tried to convert them to iso using bchunk. That succeeds, but these files have redbook audio, so I'm left with an iso file and associated cdr files, which are ...
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Mount a VHD (VirtualBox) in OSX

How can I mount a VHD (created in VirtualBox) of a Ubuntu Server install on my Max OSX (Mountain Lion) and allow it to be found in Finder (so I can select a folder and view it's contents). If it ...
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Volume mounted to NTFS folder (C:\Temp) disappears randomly

I have my temp directory (C:\Temp - system variable) mounted to an NTFS folder on an SSD (via Diskmanagement > Change or Assign Drive Letters > mount to empty NTFS folder). This mounting behaviour is ...
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Windows Flash Drive Partitions [duplicate]

Ok. I know that similar questions have been asked many times before, but I don't think quite in this way. I was thinking about how tools like Daemon Tools Lite and Virtual CloneDrive create a virtual ...
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How do I always mount the same drive to the same location?

I have Debian running on a laptop of mine, and an rsnapshot config that does a wonderful job of backing up incrementally to a 1TB external drive of mine. Unfortunately, sometimes the drive mounts to /...
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Mount error after power outage

Last night we had a power outage. When I restarted my server this morning I got a error message telling me that a disk failed to mount. Got the option to skip mounting and continue booting. Now when I ...
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Is there any difference between installing from a burned .iso and installing from the decompressed .iso?

I have a .iso file which installs a program. Do I need to burn it / mount it on a virtual drive? Or does decompressing it work as well?
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USB pen drive not getting assigned anything in /dev/

dmesg | tail -f: [17597.228060] usb 1-1.3: new high-speed USB device number 11 using dwc_otg [17597.330548] usb 1-1.3: New USB device found, idVendor=18a5, idProduct=0300 [17597.330580] usb 1-1.3: ...
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diskutil mountDisk with password

I'm trying to mount a disk with password from the terminal, i try: diskutil mount Harddrive I Get: Unable to find disk for Harddrive This is because the disk isn't in Volumes until i entered the ...
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Cannot mount USB after unsafe eject

I have a 16GB usb flash drive and I made it bootable to install Linux Mint. But for some reason, I couldn't install and did an unsafe eject. Now, I cannot mount the drive, neither on Windows nor ...
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How to mount Ubuntu server to windows network drive?

I am using windows 7 client and the latest version of ubuntu server installed inside vmware workstation. Ubuntu server is a fresh install with just openssh server as the only program I installed in ...
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Using bind mount causes some programs to error with “Only root can mount”

I have an SSD for my boot, and some of my media directories (i.e. Pictures) are still on a regular hard drive. I mount the disk: /dev/sdb1 /data ext3 noatime 0 2 And then mount the partitions: /...
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The opposite of mount -o loop: can I read a block device as a regular file?

I'm trying to back up an LVM volume using Duplicity (note: not just the file contents of the volume, but the actual volume itself, byte-for-byte). The best way I've so far found is to dd all the data ...
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mount disk with password from applescript

I'm using a applescript to mount my harddrive. At the moment im using: do shell script "diskutil mountDisk diskutil list | grep \"Harddrive\" | grep -o 'disk[0-9]*'" Now i want to do the same but ...
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How to automatically mount hard drive in Ubuntu

I have an extra hard drive which I access regularly in Ubuntu, and I have a link from my home folder to a folder on this drive. However, this link doesn't work when I first log in because the hard ...
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Unable to mount Windows partition from terminal

While trying to mount a Windows partition named work documents I used the following command: [root@Feddy /]# mount /mnt/'work documents' mount: can't find /mnt/work documents in /etc/fstab or /etc/...
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Mount on a per user basis

I am in charge of a small nfs network and I would like to set the machines to perform different mounts depending on which user logs in. Is this possible? For example, if user A logs in I want them to ...
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Sparse image filesystem suitable for live linux filesystem

I want to boot linux (Mint 14) from an USB drive, but mount essential parts of the filesystem from the hard drive (/home, /usr, /opt). Is there a filesystem type that can be used within a sparse image ...
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can I script to mount a drive to a mountpoint in windows

My windows server guy created a mountpoint drive for me, such as drive letter E for my SQL Server database files. I can use Disk Management in Computer Management from Administrative Tools to map a ...
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Understanding mount option nodev and its use with USB flash drives

mount(8) OS X Manual Page describes the nodev option: Do not interpret character or block special devices on the file system. This option is useful for a server that has file systems ...
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Why `/proc` file system should be mounted when re-install GRUB from `chroot`?

Currently, the MBR on my machine is corrupted, so I decide to re-install GRUB from a liveCD and with chroot. From this tutorial, I can complete the re-installation. However, I'm not clear about the ...
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Is it possible to run a server on a mounted file system?

I have two machines testserver and dev. I have the /opt directry on testserver mounted on my dev machine. Both machines are unix. I need to create and run an OpenDJ ldap server in the mounted ...
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Best way to mount a remote ZFS share in Windows and make it appear local, or close to local

I primarily use Linux and Mac, where sharing folders and block devices is easy and just works. I have a 38TB ZFS-backed Ubuntu fileserver that pretty much stores all of my data for all of my devices. ...
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Trouble Mounting (Intel) RAID in Debian

I am switching to Debian from Ubuntu and so far all is good, however, I can't get Debian to read one RIAD drives. I have three physical drives setup, using Intel Matrix Manager, for a RAID5 volume ...
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mounting ext3 hard drive on boot in Fedora?

I have a 1TB ext4 formatted hard drive other than the one that Fedora has been installed. It is not mounted on boot time and after boot I need to mount it myself. I just click on file manager, it asks ...
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How do I get Windows 8 to mount a VHD at startup?

I have a VHD with a database on it, which I have attached to the database server, which wreaks havoc on the database server after a reboot and the VHD is no-longer mounted. My searching for this has ...
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Arch Linux Install, Why is arch-chroot giving me an error?

I'm following the Arch Linux install instructions found here from a live cd, and I'm stuck issuing the following command: # arch-chroot /mnt mount: sys is already mounted or /mnt/sys busy sys ...
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Auto-mount partitions upon wake up

I am running Linux Mint 11 Katya. Whenever the system is awakened after hibernating, my Windows partitions do not automatically show on the desktop. I have to click on Computer, select one or more of ...
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How can I protect a mounted drive's data from deletion?

In Windows, a Hard Disk partition can be a lettered drive (D:\, etc.) or it can be mounted on an NTFS folder (eg. C:\Downloads) . Mounting on a folder is an incredibly useful feature but poses a ...
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LVM Filesystem Corruption. Single User Boot

So I hit something pretty interesting. I have a lab environment where I regularly break things and fix them. Last weeks hobby was the fork bomb. After locking up my system a few times I believe I ...
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Why Linux /etc/fstab UUIDs are case sensitive?

I recently added a line for a USB memory stick to /etc/fstab, to be able to mount it automatically, using UUID to identify the device. Before I already have several external ext4 drives that have ...
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NFS share on Ubuntu grinds iMac down to a halt when mounted

We're at a university in a lab trying to create an NFS share that can be shared between OS X and Ubuntu machines. This problem has been driving my supervisor and I crazy for the past few days - ...
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mount command times out when trying to mount between servers

I've got two identical RHEL boxes and would like to mount a directory from one to the other. my command: [me@serv_dev ~]$ sudo mount serv_prod:/my/dir /mnt/my/dir times out after a few minutes: ...