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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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 username=fegur,domain=KitchenLord,iocharset=utf8,...
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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 data-...
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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 https://docs.docker.com/engine/userguide/containers/...
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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 /var/lib/one/datastores/...
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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 doesn'...
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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 ...
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Autologin and mount encrypted volume in KDE 5

On my machine, I have Fedora 23 (Server) and KDE 5.19. SELinux is deactivated. Furthermore, I have an encrypted home volume (using LUKS). As soon as the user logs in on the SDDM greeter, the encrypted ...
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Remount of USB drive partition on /boot silently failing after umount

I set up an openSUSE 42.1 installation where the /boot partition is located on a USB flash drive, while everything else is using LVM volumes inside LUKS containers. So far everything seems to work ...
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Union mount of sparsebundle on OS X

I am attempting to create a sort of file system overlay in OS X 10.11.3 (El Capitan). What I want to achieve is to be able to have read access to the contents of a portion of the main/underlying file ...
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Move files from Linux disk img to Windows to Linux server and keep permissions?

I have a backup disk image that I am trying to upload to my server. The problem is that the disk image is corrupted according to Linux. However, using DiskInternals Linux Reader on Windows I can open ...
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GPT partition type for ext4 filesystem

My disk is formatted using GPT. I created a new partition and by default it was create as 'Linux filesystem' (gdisk code 8300). When I am trying to mount it via fstab /dev/sda4 /vmguests ...
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External hard drive spins down using NTFS but not EXT4 (Raspbian)

I have a new 2015/2016 model Seagate Expansion Desktop (STEB2000300) connected to a Raspberry Pi. I have set on the drives firmware (in Windows 7) so that it turns off automatically after a quick 3 ...
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KVM/QEMU Guest mounting Host Storage

I'm running CentOS 7 on a host machine and I'm wondering the best practice to automatically mount a hard drive for a KVM guest. I've made an Illustration to help describe what I'm trying to do. The ...
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Windows SSD Mounting Issue

I recently updated my internal SSD from a Radeon R7 120GB model to a Samsung EVO 850 250GB model, and whilst the clone and installation went well, the Radeon drive no longer wants to work with my ...
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Mount second SSD disc to existing file system

I have a 256GB OS SSD, and another new 256GB SSD, i would like to expand my C:/ partition to this new drive, effectively expanding the C:/ partition to 512GB Instead of 2x256GB partitions 1x512GB C:...
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Kali Linux with VMware shared folders not working

I have installed vmware tools on kali and I'm trying to use shared folders with kali guest and windows host. When I check in the /mnt/ folder there is no shared folders partition. I thank you in ...
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ubuntu 14 can't write to fresh ext4 external USB SSD

just bought a new SSD, formatted it with gParted to ext4 and can't copy files to it. Can't change permissions after gksu nautilus. I found solutions to this problem which involve working in command ...
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How to debug slow samba share by Nautilus?

I have Fedora 23 with Gnome 3 and Nautilus 3.18.5-1.fc23. I have troubles with SMB speeds by using Nautilus. It is about 4.4MB/s, while by any other methods (e.g. smbclient from terminal) I got 11MB/s ...
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OS X: mount_nfs & automount behave differently

I have an OS X El Capitan computer and a Linux Mint NFS server, both attached to the same OS X El Capitan Open-Directory Server. The exports of the server look like this: /Volumes/PDISK2 10.0.0.0/16(...
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eCryptFs: Unable to mount after password change in recovery mode

I have reseted my user password using recovery mode. Unfortunately after this operation I am unable to login into my account because my home directory is encrypted. I can't mount my Private using ...
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Mount Phyical Sata HDD to Two VM's at the same time?

I am running proxmox on an HP Proliant ML350 G5. I want to Mount a Physical Sata hard drive to two VM for simultaneous Read/Write. I can add the disk to the VM's but will data corruption or errors ...
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What is the noauto mount flag for?

Entries in fstab exist ONLY to specify things to mount at system boot or manually with mount -a, right? But I was reading up on the noauto mount flag, which apparently makes corresponding fstab ...
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Mounting partition as a virtual disk in Windows?

I'm trying to mount a partition which contains a whole MBR partition table as a virtual disk on Windows, but I haven't found any soulutions for that. Here's how I do it in Linux: With fdisk -lu /dev/...
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Can't access files in SMB share

I'm trying to mount some share from my synology NAS via SMB. I'm using Linux Mint and when I mount it over the GUI ("Computer"->"Network"->"NAS"->"Sharename") everything works fine. But I want it to ...
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script to mount a dm-crypt partition with luks

I'm going to use dm-crypt and luks on raspbian, a linux distribution for the raspberry pi. I was wandering if you have any suggestion to automate the mount - umount of the partition, or if you suggest ...
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Apple OSX - Prevent second partition asking for FileVault Password

wonder if anyone can help... So my work provides me with a MacBook Pro, what I have done is created a second partition with a second installation of OSX for personal use when at home. Both ...
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Filesystem failing to mount on boot, but OK when mounted manually

not sure when/why this started happening, but I have a RAID array entered in my /etc/fstab to mount on boot to /mnt/data. Up until today everything has been fine, and it's been that way for several ...
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How to automount in ChromeOS? Biggest partition not mounting at startup on my Chromebook

I was pretty excited to realize there's a Chromebook tag on here on SuperUser, very cool! Not finding this answer on SO or SU or after a lot of Googling. Question is: My biggest partition (9Gb) /dev/...
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After installing LVM /var I can't access webpage of CMS on apache2

I added new hard drive to existing volume group. I then created new logical partition /var. I then added new entry to fstab and rebooted All appeared well with no problems. However, I can no longer ...
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How to create virtual block devices from file? [duplicate]

Let's have unknown disk drive uncompressed raw image (created for example by dd if=/dev/sda of=image) in single file. If we knew the disk layout, we could mount particular partitions from the file as ...