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Questions tagged [mount]

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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Is mounting C drive owned by the default user and not root is possible under WSL without updating to windows insider?

I know it is possible to config the mounting points and options on /etc/wsl.conf and /etc/fstab after windows insider build 17093. However, I am using the university machine and it is advised to not ...
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Can't mount Samba share - “No such device or address”

I have a WiFi modem (10.1.1.1) running a Samba 1.0 file server (SHARE) and a USB flash drive connected to it. I am trying to mount the share directory to my existing local directory /mnt/smb. Output ...
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how to properly mount external server directory for wordpress uploads [migrated]

I have multiple servers I am using for my wordpress site, each server has its own purpose. Currently I have a server that I want to use for all of wordpress file uploads, this way nothing is saved on ...
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How to mount windows 10 drive on WSL home directory?

I would like to mount drive D on /home directory in WSL while letting C drive to be mounted on /mnt or not mounting it at all. How can I do that?
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How to avoid that mount -o remount modifies on-disk data?

I have an encrypted file system on a disk image file (using cryptsetup). The daily backup copies the disk image to the backup medium with rsync. Since this copies the entire image file when it was ...
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A USB drive appears to be unmounting randomly. How do I troubleshoot this?

I have a USB drive holding files for a Plex server. The mounted folder is also shared on my home network using Samba. Nothing has changed recently in either Samba or Plex's config. Lately, the drive ...
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How does the btrfs nodatacow mount option affect the 3 disks in this scenario?

I'm running Arch Linux with BTRFS. This computer has 3 physical HDD's (and no RAID, etc.). I have a disk mounted at /, one at /cow and one at /nocow. Here is the fstab: # /etc/fstab # <file system&...
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User can't see shared folder in VirtualBox guest even though she's in vboxsf group

I'm using Virtualbox. I have a NixOS guest on a Windows host. I added the user to the vboxsf group and rebooted the machine. $ groups ...
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Unable to mount a HFS+ image due to error on loop

I am trying to mount an image of a macbook pro obtain with dd. I have use this strategy to adapted the syntax of my mount command. I have use the following process create the image: sudo dd if=/dev/...
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2 disks as one volume on centos

[root@www dev]# lvmdiskscan /dev/sda1 [ <68.36 GiB] /dev/sda2 [ 511.00 MiB] /dev/sda3 [ 296.28 GiB] LVM physical volume /dev/sdb1 [ 19.53 GiB] /dev/sdb2 [ <427.10 ...
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MacOS: mounting password-protected sparsebundle doesn't ask for password

I have an encrypted, password-protected sparsebundle that I occasionally mount and unmount from the terminal. I want the system to ask for the password every time I mount it, but for some reason it ...
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Linux NFS unsupported protocol error after power failure

Everything was smooth until a power failure. One of my servers and a client are both running Xubuntu 18.04. This server has internal 4T data disk and an 8T external USB backup drive mounted at /A and ...
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iSCSI - Unable to mount external disk on target

I use targetcli-fb package My target is configured on a computer with installed Debian. Initiator is configured on Virtual Debian System, I use VirtualBox for virtualisation. I log in to target ...
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dmraid tries to mount disk that is part of an array at startup

I have setup a software RAID mirror using two disks - /dev/sdb and /dev/sdc - with dmraid a long time ago, so I don't quite remember what I actually did. But I remember that mounting at startup did ...
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How to mount an LVM volume from a dd/raw/vmdk image?

Input: RAW/DD Image of an HDD. fdisk -l shows partitions sudo fdisk -l image.dd Disk image.dd: 15 GiB, 16106127360 bytes, 31457280 sectors Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/...
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Azure - Attach a system disk to a Linux VM

Say I have VM-A and VM-B two Linux systems on Azure, both belonging to different resource groups. Is it possible that I stop VM-A and attach its system disk to VM-B, mounting it as a normal disk?
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Errror with Ecryptfs-mount-private due to setreuid

Following the archlinux guide on ecryptfs I worked on creating a passthrough encrypted folder on /home/share. I am doing this on OpenSUSE leap 15 with ecryptfs-utils. I properly generated the fstab ...
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random ports blocked on client's firewall when mounting nfs share - why?

Could you help me, how can I prevent this? Every time, when I mount an nfs share, I see 6-7 blocked packets in the client's firewall log. These packets come from and to random tcp ports, but they are ...
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xfs formatted USB HDD getting mounted as yaffs filesystem with mount option '-t auto' in mdev automount.sh

working on linux 3.12 kernel on custom board. I am trying to mount XFS formatted USB HDD on board, but on board kernel mounts HDD filesystem as yaffs. My kernel supports both xfs and yaffs, i need ...
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btrfs cannot mount because device replace operation is ongoing

I was transfering data from and disk to a new one. However the new one an seagate IronWolf 12Tb has trouble (may be too sensible to output voltage). Never the less then replace operation stops on with ...
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Cannot write to mounted “My Documents” folder from Ubuntu vBox (Windows 10 host)

I have an Ubuntu 18.04 VM, running in VirtualBox. I would like to share my entire D drive with the VM, because on the host, Documents and Downloads have been moved from C:\Users\myself\Documents to D:\...
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system.ntfs_reparse_data: Operation not supported - Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to use this guide: https://serverfault.com/questions/165389/create-ntfs-symbolic-links-from-within-linux To try and copy reparse data from a symlink created in windows to another file (...
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Mount SFTP server?

I seem to be able to add a network adress or FTP server directly in Windows explorer. It can't handle SFTP though. I know about Filezille, but there I can just access the server, not mount it. I need ...
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Systemd: Starting of *.automount not supported

I'm running ubuntu 18.10 as lxc-container at proxmox 5.2 on my homeserver. I want to automatically mount a cifs share which i added to /etc/fstab file: //fileserver.lan/Serien /srv/storage/serien ...
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ReadOnly overlayfs from multiple NFS mounts

I am trying to use overlayfs to overlay multiple nfs mountpoints. Since I only need read-only access, I did not include the upperdir and workdir options. My command looked like: mount -t overlay ...
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Raspberry commands hang when Samba-mounted resource is gone or back

I have a Raspberry which is always on. It mounts a Samba share from a Windows PC. But my Windows PC is not always on. When Windows is on: I can mount the share without issue. Then, I reboot the ...
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Cannot unmount auto-mounted network share as standard user

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and just added a network share to auto-mount in fstab, which is working just fine. I have two users, one administrator and one standard user and set to mount the share in /...
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How does mount use fstab to mount directories?

A coworker asked me to help mount a shared Windows 10 folder in an Arch Linux guest using VirtualBox. The system had been set up by another coworker who was out to lunch. The folder to be shared was ...
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curlftpfs discards exec option

I have a local setup consisting of a NAS running an FTP server in PASV mode. A local Linux client (Raspberry PI 3b+ with current Raspbian) has to mount a folder via FTP using curlftpfs. Unfortunately, ...
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Received Input/Output error while mounting an NTFS formatted drive in MacOS Mojave

I created an NTFS file system on a USB drive in my Linux Mint system. Standard NTFS filesystem, formatted. When trying to mount it in macOS, I receive the following: [system name: scavenger] $ ...
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Truecrypt: can't mount, header corrupt

I have an external usb-drive (NTFS) with 1TB of files, encrypted with Truecrypt. It worked fine for years, but as of today, i can no longer mount the disk. There was a message, saying the header is ...
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Curlftpfs cache file

I have ftp server where have my build iso file. The files are large, 8-10GB. I mount ftp to my folder with curlftpfs. Everytime I open folder in my pc all files donwload again and the very slowly. How ...
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How to share a directory on a Linux machine to a Windows machine via NFS?

What are the full steps one needs to do to mount a directory from a Linux machine as a network drive on a Windows machine via NFS? Incomplete answer: Linux side: Install the NFS server and ...
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chroot erase and overwrite the rootfs. Is it possible to mount a copy of /proc and /sys?

In my chroot I need /proc and /sys and /dev. I am happy to bind-mount /dev since it is a temp fs. But /proc and /sys are part of the rootfs. In my chroot I need to erase/re-format the rootfs (which ...
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What is the difference between “mount -t …” and “mount -o bind …” with regard to chroot environment

So I am setting up a chroot where I need proc, sys and dev folders. I have read that I need to mount them as follows: mount -t proc /proc /mnt/chroot/proc mount -t sysfs /sys /mnt/chroot/sys mount -...
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How to mount Raw NAND images using Network Block Device (nbd) to access its files/folders?

So, I've made a fresh image of my smartphone and now I want to play with it. I can mount SOME of its partitions using the linux mount comand giving the offset of the partition. For example, the state ...
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Can Unison be made to ignore bind mounts or hard links?

I'm looking for the best way to sync my home directory to and from a 120GB USB drive. The catch is that I use bind mounts (which I don't want to be followed) and hard links (which I do want to be ...
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How to make directory accessible to others using --bind option

Let's say I have access to directory on some filesystem - /media/vc1/ mounted and owned by user1. I want to give access to user2 (uid == 1001) to some directory in /media/vc1/ (without making copy of ...
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External Drive doesn't Mount. “can't open (resource busy)”

My question is about mounting a drive that MacOS knows is attached, but won't mount. I have a backup drive in an external USB3 enclosure. The drive is formatted FAT32 because I used to swap between ...
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Mount partition in android x86 live?

i installed android-x86-4.2-20130228 as a live but does'nt read my partition of my hardisk How can i mount all partition of hadrdisk ?
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Can't run chkdsk on external HDD after bad unmount

I was transferring data to my external when I accidentally unplugged it. Now it won't mount correct. I think I just need to have windows recognize and fix the bad unmount, but I can't get chkdsk or ...
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Accidentally unplugged external HDD while transferring files; now windows & ubuntu can't mount it. Can I get the data from it? If not, format it?

My external HDD has two partitions; one for windows and one for ubuntu. I was in Windows 10 transferring files to back them up when I accidentally knocked the cable out. Now neither OS will mount the ...
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Cannot access external drive in Windows 10 Linux Subsystem bash

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 over the Windows 10 Linux subsystem. When I plug in an NTFS external hard drive (D:) I cannot access it over the bash, when I run ls -la /mnt I get the following output: rwxr-...
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How to mount NTFS partition encrypted by BitLocker in Ubuntu

I recently bought a laptop from Dell with pre-installed Windows 10 Pro. As i'm used to, i shrank the default Windows partition, created another (NTFS) for my data and then installed Ubuntu (18.04) ...
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windows network drive linux mount requires sudo after mounted

I am able to mount a drive to the linux box using sudo. sudo mount \ -t cifs \ -o 'vers=3.0,username=myuser,domain=mydomain' \ '//windows-ip/share-folder' ~/testmount/ This works great, ...
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Why NFS shows 100% but actual disk usage is some MB only

We have an issue with one of the NFS as its showing 94% usage as per df but actually some 10 BM only used. # df -h |grep lv-new-1401 cbjserver:/f04780/lv-new-1401 10G 9.4G 650M 94% /var/lib/...
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What's the difference between “file_mode,dir_mode” and “gid” when mounting a CIFS share?

I'm trying to mount a Windows 10 share on xubuntu 16.04 using /etc/fstab and I noticed that if I don't set "file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777" as parameters in "/etc/fstab", users outside of root are ...
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CentOS won't boot when disk is removed

In my system I have a boot drive (xfs) and a RAID (ext4). The RAID is /dev/sda so I have added that in fstab to auto-mount at startup. /dev/sda /mnt/RAID ext4 defaults 0 0 Today ...
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import zpool overwriting ownership/permissions (cf. -o uid=,gid=,umask= mount options)

I have a zpool from a system with different users than the machine I am working on that I want to copy data from. Therefore, I need to import and mount the zpool with read permissions. However, since ...
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How to mount Certificates from CertBot to use inside Docker Container

The official certbot ( https://certbot.eff.org ) tool to issue and renew certificates from Let's Encrypt saves the currently valid certificate to ${prefix}/archive/${domain}/certN.pem, where N is an ...