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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KVM mounting a directory with p9 driver and right permissions

I run virtual machines with KVM (libvirt) in Ubuntu. So there you can mount a local filesystem of your host machine using p9 drivers (http://wiki.qemu.org/Documentation/9psetup) Now I only found ...
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External hard drive can't be mounted. OS X(10.10.4) running huge fsck_hfs process

It is sad to say that my external hard drive is currently facing issues. The hard drive is listed when I run diskutil list (TOSHIBA_EXT): /dev/disk1 #: TYPE NAME ...
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Mount sshfs share in /etc/fstab with key-based authentication

My configuration: client & server: Ubuntu 12.04 server Remote directory on server which should be mounted by key-based authentication through sshfs on client machine. /etc/fstab: ...
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How to prevent auto-mounting a specific SATA drive?

I'm trying to recover data from a laptop drive using ddrescue. After first getting slow speeds via an external USB case, I connected it directly via SATA inside the desktop computer. However, ...
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How to mount an SMB share on Linux as normal user on the commandline nowadays?

This is basically the issue I mentioned in my answer to User space application for CIFS reformulated as question as I currently don't know a real solution. In the past there was a tool called ...
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How do I disable automount in Debian 8?

I've managed to override any automounting in Debian 7 by opening GParted before connecting any USB drive or hotplugging Sata drives. But now in Debian 8, this doesn't work anymore since Gparted went ...
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Error: /dev/hugepages does not exist

Today, when I run a command for DPDK (Data plane developement kit) on ubuntu: sudo mount -t hugetlbfs -o pagesize=1G none /dev/hugepages I got error like this: mount: mount point /dev/hugepages ...
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Harddisks aren't recognized in new system (ubuntu 14)

I used to have a small home server with two attached USB disks, both formatted as ext4. Now I bought some new hardware, took the disks out of their USB case and installed them in the new server. In ...
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Installing Linux Mint, how to partition disc, mount points, boot flag?

I'm getting used to Linux a bit now, came to it as an XP refugee, and am still firmly a noob. I can google until I'm blue in the face, but I still don't know enough to understand what all the ...
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Trouble mounting OSMC to micro SD card on Mac

I'm trying to install OSMC on my 8GB micro SD for my raspberry pi 2. I'm trying to mount via the SD card reader on my MacBook Pro which is running OSX 10.7.5. When I try to mount the image a window ...
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Make Mint forget share credentials

I typically edit my /etc/fstab file when I want to mount a share, but I was in a hurry when installing a new OS and instead used the GUI to mount a samba share and I selected the "Remember forever" ...
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Seagate Barracuda making chirping noise and won't mount

So recently at night my barracuda drive (2TB) started making chirping noises. As if something was stuck and kept trying to reset itself. Since it was at night I turned off the home server. Now the ...
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can't mount /dev/sda1 in Ophcrack

I have problems using the Ophcrack Live distribution on a PC with Windows 7. I can not in any way to see the C: drive. I've tried everything, from entering as SU, I did mount, mount force, mknode, ...
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Messed up my linux installation

I am totally new to Linux and installed a Peppermint Partition on my HD. Then I tried to install from Peppermint a live USB, but ended up mounting the image on the hard drive. Now I have this ...
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Mount AFP share on CentOS 7

I'm running into problems when attempting to mount an AFP share on CentOS 7. Currently using mount_afp with fuse but whenever I try to mount something mount_afp segfaults in glibc. I'm either looking ...
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Added HDD disappears from /dev

I had a powercut the other day, right while I was in the middle of a script that was writing a lot of data over the network to my server hdd. On rebooting the machine I could no longer see the drive ...
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Mount VeraCrypt (fuse) as root user

I want to share one of my connected ex-TrueCrypt drives via SMB. I already have three other drives, which are unencrypted, mounted under /mnt. They show as owned by root:root and I can browse them ...
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Automatically mount external hard drive into Samba share

I have setup my Raspberry Pi home server, one short-coming is if I unplug 1 of my external hard drives, use it, and plug it back in to the Pi, this drive is not recognized/readable, it returns an ...
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How can i mount free space to root on debian

I was trying to mount the free space to root ,i wish to increase the space of root where the current file size was very less , running df -l Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted ...
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How to list HHDs as one large volume but remain independent

Is it possible to allow all hard drives to be used/listed as a single mount point in a Linux file system, but still remain independent of each other to a point of if one drive was disconnected all the ...
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Macbook confuses mount path of partitions from 2 different external disks

after copying a big amount of data from one 3tb disk (Mother) to another (Backup) overnight i put my computer out. After i put it on again it took about 30 min for "Mother" to reappear with the ...
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Access / fix corrupted windows file system SSD under Linux

After my PC crashed apparently due to a corrupted RAM module (scanned my RAM after the crash while trying to find out what went wrong and tons of errors came out) I now seem to have a locked / ...
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Unable to mount external drive or sshfs

I'm running Linux Mint 17.2. Here's what happens when I try to mount an external USB drive: Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sdc1: Command-line `mount "/media/nick/MyPassportRed"' exited ...
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Debian jessie fails to boot - changed the fstab file

All, I have recently installed Debian Linux on my machine. It's working great. However it wasnt showing my two 2TB hard drives. It was only showing the my main 256GB SSD onto which the OS was ...
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/dev/sda1 not Accessible in Ophcrack

I have problems using the Ophcrack Live distribution on a PC with Windows 7. I can not in any way to see the C: drive. I've tried everything, from entering as SU, I did mount, mount force, mknode, ...
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How to mount NFS share in OS X Yosemite?

I have an NFS server (CentOS 6.6 at IP 192.168.1.16) that shares a folder /nfs/share. I want to mount this folder from a Mac laptop (at mount point /nfs/share). When I tried the following: sudo ...
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Unable to mount NTFS partition using ntfs-3g

My system was able to mount NTFS partitions previosly, but after some while, mounting "broke" and cannot succeed now. Details: Disks are healthy, I checked the system on 3 different disks. Attempt ...
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Mount Unknown Type External HDD (was NTFS)

I'm new to Ubuntu and came here as my i can't read my external HDD in Windows. So i've booted up my Ubuntu 15.04 install to check if it pops up within the program Disks. The strange part in this ...
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MAC: Make a Hard drive mount on request only

I am replacing my internal HDD with an SSD. I am going to mount the older 1TB HDD on a HDD Caddy in my laptop. However that will only be used for time machine backups and long term storage of files. ...
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umount device or mount point?

Is there a more-correct way to unmount a device/filesystem/etc? Should I umount the device I originally mounted or the mount point? mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/myusbstick do stuff umount /mnt/myusbstick ...
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Clonezilla saved image to USB-bridged SATA & Verified it. Can't see USB Bridge to restore

Working with a small size, HP laptop, no CD drive. AMD A12-8800 R-7. 256G SSD, 3 partitions. Came with Win10 installed. From recent experience with another high powered HP laptop, I want to clone the ...
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How can I force delete a faulty drive from the Linux device mapper?

I have a faulty HDD which sometimes fails to spin up. It doesn't contain anything important, just my home directory and some multimedia files, so I don't care if the filesystem crashes. However, it's ...
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How to properly clone /dev/sda on /dev/sdb

I have two hard disks with the same sizes - represented as /dev/sda and /dev/sdb. I am trying to copy /dev/sda on /dev/sdb. /dev/sda has one ext3 partition. /dev/sda and /dev/sdb have the same ...
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Unable to mount FreeNAS 9.3.1 NFS share on Ubuntu 15.10

I have FreeNAS 9.3.1 running on a computer with an NFS share. I am unable to mount this share via the mount command: mount -t nfs 192.168.0.104:/mnt/NAS /mnt/test on Ubuntu 15.10 or on the FreeNAS ...
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Using dd command fails after the first mount

I am using dd command to copy disk drive /dev/sda on /dev/sdb. What I do is the following: I run dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb then mount /dev/sdb1 (note that /dev/sdb1 is not mounted on boot) to make ...
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How to generate an ext4 filesystem for an embedded system?

I'm looking through the ubuntu man pages on genext2fs and am trying to understand how to properly choose some of these parameters. How do the block size, number of inodes and number of ext2 blocks ...
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Make nautilus mount usb so unprivileged user can write to it

I'm using debian stretch. I plug in a usb, then open nautilus (as an unprivileged user). I click mount on the usb and nautilus mounts it. However, only privelaged users can write to it. Is there some ...
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How to mount Linux rev 1.0 ext4 filesystem data file?

$ file data Linux rev 1.0 ext4 filesystem data, UUID=9f923f9d-2cbd-4a49-8b5c-6a3cece42509 (extents) (64bit) (large files) (huge files) $ mount -t ext4 data /mnt/ mount: wrong fs type, bad ...
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Mounting external drive Windows 10

I have an older 500 GB My Book WD external drive that always seems to have trouble mounting on the desktop. This is a problem in both OSX and Windows 10. In Windows, if I check device manager, I can ...
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I can't see my hard drive on Oracle Linux even though i've mounted it in Virtual Box

I’m new to Linux. Currently installed an Oracle Linux (64-bit) on my machine. I basically want to be able to access files from my external hard drive that I’ve mounted with full access in the share ...
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Mounting USB hard drive on a Debian 8.2 system sometimes requires reboot; how to avoid this?

So I have an external USB hard drive which I mount on my Debian 8.2 (“Jessie”) GNU/Linux system. I actually use an explicit line for the disk in /etc/fstab – it is more than just a keydrive. Every ...
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How to add a disk

I would like to start to use a disk: /dev/sda (see bellow). What do I need to do before I could copy files on it? (centos 6) # fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 1030.8 GB, 1030792151040 bytes 255 heads, 63 ...
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Can I mount read-only a partition image that is being written into by ddrescue?

I'm recovering a damaged drive. The first 2 passes are done, but I want to rescue more data, while being able to browse the already closed partition image, while it is being filled up with new data ...
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1 out of 3 ntfs partitions failed to mount on OS X 10.11.1

This is a single usb hard drive with three NTFS partitions (which were historically created by windows), that functions perfectly under ubuntu linux. When connected to this MacBook Air (OS X 10.11.1) ...
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Git clone: error: chmod on <ntfs mount> failed: Operation not permitted

I'm dual booting fedora/windows 7, and so I have a common storage place between them I've made a small fat partition, mounted from /etc/fstab: UUID=C37A-2B35 /transfer vfat users,umask=000 1 3 I'm ...
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How to mount an ext4 filesystem with specific permissions?

I want to mount /home such that any user can read and write to his/her own directory but only a certain user has execute permission. We have a queue system (torque) and I want users not to be able to ...
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Ubuntu mount point does not exist

I am trying to fix a broken Ubuntu upgrade, and so I am following the steps here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCdRecovery#Update_Failure And when I get to step number 4 sudo mount --bind ...
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How can I find out the /sys/class or /sys/devices entry for a mounted filesystem?

What I have: I know the place in the filesystem where a microSD card is mounted, e.g. /storage/sdcard1 What I need: To find out which device folder it corresponds to, e.g. /sys/class/mmc_host/mmc0 ...
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USB flash drive stopped working

USB flash drive not mounting either in GNU/Linux or Windows. Gparted not identifing df -l do not list HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool not identifing lsusb shows the following: Bus 003 Device 009: ...
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Can't Mount iPhone 5 in Linux - lsusb finds device / no dmesg / ipheth command not found / idevicemount device not found

As the title stipulates, I am trying to mount my iPhone 5 in Arch Linux. lsusb finds the device and returns Bus 005 Device 006: ID 05ac:12a8 Apple, Inc. iPHone5/5C/5S/6 dmesg | grep "Apple" returns ...