Attaches a file system to a specified point in an existing filesystem hierarchy

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Unrecognized mount option “uid=33” or missing value

I'm trying to mount a partition with -o option, however I get this error root@blackbox:~# mount /dev/sda1 /media/ownclouddrive -o uid=33,gid=33 mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /...
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How to make sure that certain devices always use the same device file?

When mounting a hard drive via UUID and another via device file, how can I make sure, that the first one is always /dev/sdaX and the second /dev/sdbX and not the other way round? Some explanation of ...
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mount error: could not resolve address for diskstation: Unknown error

I've been quite happily using the following command to mount my NAS box: sudo mount.cifs //diskstation/data ~/mounts/data -o user=dave but I've just started getting a mount error. If I run the ...
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mount external drive on Open solaris

When I try to mount a Lacie Minimus hdd on Open Solaris, I get the error "mount point not determined". I have tried several variations for mounting and all fail. Any suggestions?
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SliTaz, usb stick, unable to mount iso or to find a filesystem on it rootfs.gz

I deleted every partition on my system, even the partition on my USB stick. Then I created a partition with SliTaz which I'm currently on. But then I found out that my USB stick didn't get discovered ...
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How to remount as read-write a specific mount of device?

How to remount as read-write a specific mount of device? (one folder) The file is "Read-only file system", rw-r-r, so it not allow to change permissions. I need to replace that file, then change ...
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How to Get Equivalent parameter to `mkdir -p` for `mount`?

Condition: mount if not mounted; do not give error if mount already done Command sudo mount /dev/"$PARTITION" /media/"$USER"/"$LABEL" I do not want to receive notifications mount: /dev/sdb is ...
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Network mount /var with systemd

I'm trying to get my system to mount /var with a custom script that downloads the decryption key from a network server. I had a solution that worked in RHEL 6 with SysVinit. I'm trying to port that to ...
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Connect Ubuntu to owncloud with webdav

I am trying to mount my ownCloud drive on my ubuntu instance hosted on AWS. As part of the tutorial I directs me to adjust my fstab entry. I want this to "auto mount" so my entry in fstab looks like ...
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How to create a read-only snapshot in btrfs?

As far as I understand, the snapshots made by btrfs subvolume snapshot are writable by default and are visible at a certain path under the mountpoint of your btrfs volume. How to setup the system so ...
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How to mount external ZFS file system without clobbering/altering current or external filesystem

I am using FreeBSD 10.2 using ZFS on root as the file system (zroot01). I have an external hard disk with a ZFS file system from another FreeBSD 10.2 system (zroot02) that I want to temporarily mount,...
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Why doesn't mount respect the read only option for bind mounts?

On my Arch Linux system (Linux Kernel 3.14.2) bind mounts do not respect the read only option # mkdir test # mount --bind -o ro test/ /mnt # touch /mnt/foo creates the file /mnt/foo. The relevant ...
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How do I mount a shared VMWare folder on startup?

So I'm following this article on how to mount a shared vmware folder. I can successfully mount with the following command: mount -t vmhgfs .host:/foo /home/user/Documents/foo However, I can't seem ...
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Debian USB automount

Got my USB flash automount broken after reboot. Using Debian 6, GNOME 2 My NTFS hard disk is still mounting correctly. When i connect my Android smartphone (with SD and local drive) my messages log ...
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What is meant by mounting a device in Linux?

I've heard the term "mounting" when referring to devices in Linux. What is its actual meaning? How it handling now unlike older versions? I haven't done that manually via the command-line. Can you ...
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View mac shared folder from linux (mint/ubuntu)

When i open shared folder hosted on mac (local network). All folder name's display like this: –ü–∞–ø–∫–∞ ¬´–û–±—â–∏–µ¬ª Mac has internal encoding (MAC) Linux has UTF-8 ╰─$ locale LANG=en_US....
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How do you mount a specific btrfs subvolume?

Suppose I start with a non-btrfs system and then add a secondary drive that I format as btrfs. How would I mount /var/log on a subvolume of the new drive instead of on the original drive? Is this even ...
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Zorin OS 9-Booting from liveUSB error

I am attempting to install the Ubuntu-based Zorin OS 9 via liveUSB. I have done a number of installs of Ubuntu based OS's but have run into a problem with this one. I have created a liveUSB within my ...
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Mount point for system-wide USB disk

I have a USB disk connected to a server computer which is mounted when the computer starts. I'm thinking that it's not ideal to mount it under the /media directory since it could potentially lead to a ...
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How can I mount encrypted folder via SSH in Synology NAS?

Now I mount an encrypted folder: open browser and login to NAS gui click Control panel -> Shared Folder > Encryption > Mount enter key after folder is mounted: rsync -ah --progress --delete /path/*...
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How to remount a Systemd mount unit with different options?

I wish to express the following sequence of commands in terms of Systemd mount units and systemctl invocations: # mount /some/path /some/mountpoint -o ro # mount /some/mountpoint -o remount,rw # ...
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Resize / remount /dev/shm not working

I've got a linux box dedicated to playing host to an Oracle server installation. It's got 4Gb RAM and by default, 50% (2Gb) has been allocated to /dev/shm. I want to change this to 3Gb, but I am ...
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Recover overwritten CCTV footage from hard drive

I am trying to recover deleted footage from a DVR. I pulled the hdd(Toshiba DT01ABA100v) from the DVR to look at the data in the drive and run carving tools(foremost and scalpel). My problem is that I ...
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Mount windows share

I've just literally spent about 2 hours trying to simply mount a windows share on linux. Mounting with cifs causes deadly hangs as discussed here. So I tried to mount via nfs as discussed in this ...
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Mount a windows share without having root credentials

I am trying to mount a Windows shared folder in my home folder. I am able to execute the following command from a Linux (i.e., CentOS) machine which I have sudo access. The command that I am using ...
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Need help/advice on how to set specific chown and chmod permissions against a SMB/CIFS mount

I currently have a SMB/CIFS network share which I have mounted under /var/inbound to receive files via SFTP. Here is what I have in my /etc/fstab: //somename.file.core.windows.net/inbound /var/...
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How to unmount a formerly chroot'd filesystem?

I'm using a rescue-live-system (similar to a live-cd) to fix some issues with my Debian server, like that: # mkdir -p /mnt/rescue # mount /dev/md2 /mnt/rescue # mount --bind /dev /mnt/rescue/dev/ # ...
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Permission denied for user accessing mount

Using root I can mount another Linux share no problem. root@crunchbang:/mnt# mkdir javalib root@crunchbang:/mnt# mount -t cifs //10.1.3.7/javalib ./javalib -o username=guest Root can read/write to ...
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restart a service after device has been mounted

Is it possible to restart a systemd-service A from another unit B? the service A (to be restarted) is supposed to run, regardless of the status of B, but once B becomes active (or inactive) it needs ...
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Mount error during arch-linux installation

I'm trying to install Arch-Linux from a USB stick. I copied the iso onto the stick using Unetbootin and made changes to the syslinux file as per the wiki. But the installation throws up a "mount: you ...
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How is findmnt able to list bind mounts?

Note for moderators: Do not close this as a duplicate. I am NOT looking for information on how to list bind mounts. I am asking how the kernel maintains this information and how findmnt is able to ...
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Linux: Changing Permissions – No space left on device

I have an external drive. When I just plug the drive into the PC, with a default /etc/fstab file, the OS just detects it and it's there in the Dolphin browser. I can select it, I can navigate to it on ...
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Force-Mount windows hibernated partition in Read/Write mode

I have a dual boot system with an NTFS partition (C:) dedicated to the windows 8 OS files, an EXT4 partition dedicated to Linux Mint 17. There is also another NTFS partition (E:) which I would like ...
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RAID-1 / LVM server won't boot after power outage

Strange issue. After an extended power outage (transformer exploded!) which outlasted the UPS, a server running Slackware 13 crashed. This machine has been quietly serving accounting software and ...
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How to move /var/log to another drive?

I have a fully configured openSUSE on my SSD and it just occurred to me that it would be better to tell my system to write logs not on SSD, but to another drive to reduce the quantity of write ...
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ecryptfs-setup-private failing on Centos 6

$ ecryptfs-setup-private --force Enter your login passphrase: Enter your mount passphrase [leave blank to generate one]: ************************************************************************ YOU ...
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Linux: clnt_create: RPC: Program not registered

NFS mounts recently automatically got un-mounted. When I checked, the NFS service status it was shown to be running. [root@hsluasrepo]# service nfs status rpc.svcgssd is stopped rpc.mountd (pid 4083) ...
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CIFS mount through fstab not mounting at boot

Trying to auto mount two shares from my QNAP NAS onto my raspberry pi. QNAP NAS Shares: \\192.168.1.7\Disk3 \\192.168.1.7\Disk8 At the Raspberry Pi, created two folders: /mnt/shares/NASDisk3 /mnt/...
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How can I create an union merging / and another directory, on / itself?

Say, we initially have / with the following contents: /bin/foo /usr/bin/bar /usr/lib/libfoo.so We also have another directory, say /stuff, with the contents: usr/lib/mystuff/mystuff.so etc/foo/qux/...
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Can`t mount external hdd

I am using Debian and I`m using Windows as well (much longer). I loaded a external disk on Windows but when trying to mount on linux again I keep getting the same error: Error mounting: mount exited ...
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Unable to mount root fs over NFS

I am attempting to set up the first (of many) Raspberry Pis running Pidora (a Fedora Remix) to boot from an NFS share. It is my goal to eventually place a dozen or more Raspberry Pis in the datacenter ...
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Is there any suggestion to my shell script that (un)mounts an ISO file in order to make it better and safer?

I am new to shell scripting, and I wrote a script to mount / umount an iso file by detecting whether the /media/iso-file-name exists. Is there any suggestion for the script as below in order to make ...
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Migrate UFS drive from FreeNAS to DragonFly BSD

I'm trying to migrate my home server from FreeNAS 8.3 to DragonFly BSD. In order to shuffle my files about I picked up a Seagate 8Tb Archive disk, attached it via eSATA, formatted it as UFS under ...
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LXC: shared folder in guest machine doesn't work as expect

Host machine has the following dirs: /srv/releases/A/db/DB1/ /srv/releases/A/db/DB2/ /srv/releases/A/files/ /srv/releases/B/db/DB1/ /srv/releases/B/db/DB2/ /srv/releases/B/files/ /srv/current - ...
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Unable to create a multiboot usb stick with MultiSystem

I installed multisystem on Ubuntu 14.04 for multiboot usb. When I start the MultiSystem GUI, it shows me the USB device being mounted on /media/usb0, but when I select and hit confirm, I get the error ...
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CentOS 7 unable to cleanly umount a bind mount using rbind and rslave

The following sequence of commands will fail on CentOS 7 (kernel version: 3.10.0-327.10.1.el7.x86_64): [hidden]$ mkdir -p A B/a C/b [hidden]$ sudo mount --bind A B/a [hidden]$ sudo mount --rbind B C/...
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Why does fstab use UUID instead of the actual file system name?

For example, this is the first line of my /etc/fstab: UUID=050e1e34-39e6-4072-a03e-ae0bf90ba13a / ext4 errors=remount-ro 0 1 And here's the output of df -h command (reporting free ...
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Can I mount a microsoft mirrored dynamic disk?

I'm testing out sw raid in windows 7, but I almost always use linux and I would like to know if it's possible to mount such a mirrored dynamic disk. I can already mount each members separatly but ...
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Mounting a Windows partition without giving execute permission

How can I mount a Windows partition so that the files within it don't have execution permission? I mount a Windows partition using: sudo mount /dev/sda3 win win is a folder in my home dir. This of ...
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wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock when attempting to mount restored volume

I restored a LVM group from a recovered config today (background #1, #2). Full images were made of the disks prior to issuing the following command. [root@ursula diskissues]# vgcfgrestore -f ...