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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Mounting a shared drive on Opensolaris

I have a shared drive on my windows XP machine i want to mount this shared drive to my open solaris machine. Example I have a shared drive which is shared to all on D:\shared This shared folder i want ...
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CIFS Share Mount Error

I have a samba share on my Fedora 13 machine. The problem is that on my system if I try to mount the share it failed every time, on all other windows and Linux machines there is no problem. I used ...
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“mount” a serial port or USB or PS/2 or parallel port on a local machine over TCP/IP

let's assume I have two boxes, both running some (any) unix variant. I have root privileges on both boxes and they are networked together. I'm using A, the other is B. I'd like to "mount" the ports ...
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When running `rm -rf`, is it possible to exclude certain subdirectories?

I routinely use bind mounts to aid in making space available in multiple locations without having to have multiple logical volumes / physical partitions / LUNs, etc. For example, I may have a 200G LV ...
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Root file system is mounted read-only on boot on Gentoo Linux

I am using Gentoo Linux and for a while now, the root file system is mounted read-only on booting. For obvious reasons, this is quite annoying as most services do not start up correctly (I do not use ...
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mounting remote drive works only when executed in line by line not from a script

I am trying to mount network data. This works if I enter the following commands into the shell: cd ~ sshfs user@ssh.company.com:/ /home/userName/remoteWork If I however, put those commands in a ...
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Unable to mount cifs share

Debian squeeze. # mount //192.168.2.6/Pub/ m -o guest mount error(1): Operation not permitted Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs) I test it on clear system (Debian squeeze ...
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Live USB image created by live-helper in Debian cannot be mount

I make custom Debian live usb via live-helper. So far it works great, but when I add some extra packages to the default installation, the output image cannot be mounted. Basically I create image ...
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Windows XP getting USB on off sounds repeatedly?

My laptop has gotten into a mode whereby it makes the USB mount and unmount sound repeatedly in a random fashion. This is the two tone ascending pitch for mount and descending pitch for unmount. The ...
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Not authorized to mount on persistent-USB Lucid installation

Background. I use a persistent Ubuntu installation on a USB stick (16GB). The purpose is to carry the USB flash instead of a netbook/laptop; I usually find a laptop/pc handy close by to work with so ...
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What are my options for a disk with what seems to be a corrupted filesystem?

I have a friend with an old Dell that will not boot into Windows. It has an IDE drive. It spins up. I have an IDE to USB device. I've attached the drive via that device to a working laptop. The ...
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Finding feet for desktop workstation mounted vertically

At work we have relatively slim (about 3.5" wide) Dell PC desktop workstations. These are placed vertically (on their sides) on the floor under our desks. They're not very stable, and a coworker ...
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How to mount Safeboot encrypted Windows partiton in Ubuntu

how do I mount a SafeBoot encrypted Windows partition on Ubuntu (10.04)? I have tried all these mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 /mnt/windows tried changing fstab tried changing grub.cfg I also installed ...
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Mounting a partition as your Music folder in Ubuntu 10.4

I have installed a new hard drive and partitioned some space that I am wanting to use for keeping my Music files on. I have entered a line into the /etc/fstab file that I believe mounts the partition ...
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mount --bind NTFS partition in read only mode

mount -r --bind /media/NTFSPartition/ftp/public /media/NTFSPartition/ftp/users/user1/public This gives me warning mount: warning: /media/NTFSPartition/ftp/users/user1/public seems to be mounted ...
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Standalone mounting utilty for Windows Server 2003 x64?

I am in need of a mounting utility that can mount ISO images virtually to a machine that is a standalone application without an installation. I know of Magic Disc and Daemon tools but they both ...
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Automatic partition mounting fails after improper shutdown of Mac OS X

Since I frequently use both Linux and Mac OS X, I am using a shared HFS+ partition as /home in Linux and /Users in OS X. From day one, OS X was smart enough to automatically mount this partition on ...
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Can I use fstab to mount HTTP shares?

I typically mount the "drive" in question in Windows with an http://1.2.3.4/sharename address. In Linux (Ubuntu 10.04), I tried adding the following entry to /etc/fstab to no avail: ...
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Ubuntu automount behavior

This one's part anecdote, party question: I just recently got Ubuntu 9.10 running on a box I plan to use as a build server. I've been working with a system that's booting off an SD card lately, so my ...
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Forcing Windows to mount a drive with a specific drive letter

I have a USB key with sensitive data on it. It contains a TrueCrypt container, which I can mount to a specific drive letter through a TrueCrypt installation on the same device. This is all great, ...
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Restore damaged boot sector

After a series of unfortunate events, I have a clone of my laptop's hard drive as a .dmg file (created using dd). The dmg was built using the noerror option, which means that significant portions of ...
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Unable to mount Windows Server 2008 share from Linux (fedora13)

I am trying to mount a shared drive on a Windows Server 2008 machine using a Linux machine (Fedora 13). I try mounting by # mount //HOSTNAME/SHARENAME /mnt/FOLDER and I get mount error(13): ...
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Will mounting my disk as “ro” make it completely read-only?

I've got a dualboot installation with Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 Ultimate. I've got 2 drives with the following partitions set up: 500 GB drive 2 partitions: C:/ 320GB NTFS (Has Win 7 on it) ...
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How can I automatically set write permissions on mounting a usb drive in linux?

When I mount an external usb drive on linux (CentOs4), the permissions are by default set to read-only. Since there are multiple users on the computer who need to use the external drive, I want ...
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Modify fstab entry so all users can Read and Write to an EXT4 Volume

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 box with an EXT4 partition. This partition is set to automatically mount in /etc/fstab. For the purposes of this post, we'll call it: /media/foo. Unfortunately, only root ...
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SD card failure, can't read superblock

What is wrong with my SD card and is it salvageable? At very least to get the current data off. Information: I have an 8 GB Transcend Class 6 SDHC card that I got for my camera recently. It ...
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Windows Software to Mount Volume/Partition Image File

Last night I had a BSOD a couple of minutes after moving a file. After a reboot, I found that the file was gone (it was deleted from the source partition and not present on the destination). I took ...
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Linux doesn't detect external USB hard drive

In Ubuntu 10.04 all I had to do was turn on my external hard drive and it would automatically be detected and mounted. I just switched over to Ultimate Edition, which I think is Ubuntu 10.04 with a ...
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On a Mac, how to mount the Ubuntu installation image and install Ubuntu on VirtualBox?

On a Mac, is there a way to mount the image downloaded from Ubuntu and install Ubuntu on VirtualBox? I could download that image and burn it to a CD-R or DVD-R if at home using a PC, but I am at work ...
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How can I mount this drive in Linux?

Here is the output from df -h: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/rootvg-rootvol 39G 31G 5.7G 85% / /dev/sda1 99M 13M 82M 14% ...
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RW mounted usb drive regarded read-only by cp

Context Can any of you help me with the following, I've got a micro sd card inserted via a usb stick into my Compaq 8510w laptop running the latest Arch Linux (x86_64) release. I have a udev rule ...
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ArchLinux, need to allocate space to web server

my filesystem looks like this... # df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda3 7.3G 1.5G 5.4G 22% / none 2.0G 120K 2.0G 1% /dev none ...
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How do I convert a Linux disk image into a sparse file?

I have a bunch of disk images, made with ddrescue, on an EXT partition, and I want to reduce their size without losing data, while still being mountable. How can I fill the empty space in the image's ...
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mount point-permission denied !

I created a fuse mountpoint. After mounting, the file permissions are all screwed up and it says I cannot ls or cd. Permission denied. The file permissions look like this: d????????? ? ? ? ? ? temp ...
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mount + copy files to mounted directory how to enable?

with the following mount command I can copy from 10.112.12.180 any file to the linux machine (/mnt) mount -t nfs 10.112.12.180:/dir1/dir2/dir /mnt my question if it possible to perform the ...
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Cannot Acess Folder on Externally Mounted HD

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit, and I've mounted my previous computer's Vista 32-bit hard drive through an external enclosure so that I can access my files on my new computer. I can access every part of ...
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linux: links don't work after mount

This is not your classic programming question and since I'm quite new to this (really cool!) site, I'm not sure if this is the place, so I'll try anyway. I work in a lab when all the guys use PCs ...
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What is the mount point Samsung Galaxy S for Ubuntu Desktop?

What will be the mount point for Samsung Galaxy S cell phone, when I connect it to a Ubuntu Desktop? It doesn't mount automatically From /var/log/messages, I can only see this Jul 23 23:49:11 ...
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Securely auto-mount smb shares in Ubuntu

How do I auto-mount a samba share that is password protected, without storing the password in plain text? That just doesn't seem all that safe to me. I'm on Ubuntu 10.04 right now.
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how to get rw access to mounted directory from php?

UPDATE2 If I do ls inside the mounted directory the php script works at least once. Strange, isn't. I want to access a directory from my php script that is mounted from datadev server (Linux ...
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Problem mounting LVM in ubuntu

A few months ago I have setup a server with three hard disks. The partition mapping the disks as follows: Disk /dev/sda: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121601 cylinders ...
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Force OS X to recognize iPhone as a drive

Hey, I have an iPhone 3G synced to a dead computer. I have a different computer running Snow Leopard that I want to use to pull the photos off the phone (and, ideally, add/remove music). iTunes keeps ...
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HFS partition mounting read-only

I have an external Western Digital Hard drive with two HFS partitions with journaling disabled. When I connect it to a computer running Linux (Debian or Ubuntu), frequently both partitions are ...
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Unable to mount a DVD on HP-UX 11

I'm trying mount a DVD (or a CD) on HP-UX 11.31, like so: $ mount -F cdfs -o rr /dev/dsk/c0t2d0 /dvdrom /dev/dsk/c0t2d0: unrecognized file system I've tried each other devices listed in /dev/dsk/ ...
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I can see a HD but im not able to mount it

I think some hard disk files are damaged because windows is slow at loading...Now i'm using ubuntu and even if I can see the disk i cannot mount it..... how i can fix this thing? thanks
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Mount SSH resource as normal hard drive under windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Mount network drives over ssh on Windows sshfs equivalent for windows? What is the best method to map an SSH resource to be seen as a hard drive in Windows XP ?
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How to mount a VirtualBox .vdi disk on Linux?

I am running Fedora on a VirtualBox. Sometimes to allow for performing some real hardware testing, I need to run my development environment on a physical machine. So I need the hard disk of the ...
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How to move the srv directory to another partition?

When installing Ubuntu (10.04) I chose the /home to be installed in a separate partition. I would now like to move the /srv directory into the same partition. The problem I found is that Ubuntu did ...
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Editing file mounted via gvfs with emacs

I want to edit a file on a ftp server (provided by the french IP Free). Files are mounted on my comp via gvfs and I'd like to use emacs (23.1.1). Here is what I get when I save after edit Saving ...
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How to Find the Device Associated with a Mounted USB Drive in Linux

How do you find the device (e.g. /dev/*) for a mounted USB drive in Linux (Ubuntu 10.04)? I'm trying to format a Cruzer USB flash drive, and when I plug it in, the icon for the mounted filesystem ...