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

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How to create a new mount point that points to a folder in the existing file system (CentOS)

I have CentOS 6.7. This question is about creating a new mount point on an existing partition. Following is my current disk configuration. Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% ...
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Granting a 'normal' user ability to mount a drive (visudo)

I am running a server on AWS that requires a storage volume to be mounted on an as-needed basis. I need 'normal' users (those without any sudo privileges etc.) to be able to mount this drive and ...
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Identify files/processes that prevent remounting read-only

My system runs Debian Testing, and / is generally mounted as read-only. The main problem with this is, every time I install something or update the system, I cannot remount the filesystem (I get the ...
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Loop device support on self compiled kernel doesn't work

I compiled 3.10 kernel, I checked that these configuration lines are not commented CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=y CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP_MIN_COUNT=8 When i'm trying to mount loop device I get this error # ...
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Find device ID for partition in Solaris 11?

I have a laptop I'm setting up to multi-boot between Win 7, Solaris 11, Ubuntu 14.04, and CentOS 7. I have a common FAT32 partition for all of them to save data to. I'm less familiar with Solaris ...
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Can't write file (but folder ok) in network folder

I am using a Raspberry Pi 2 and I want to access to a shared folder (An hard drive plugged into my VirginBox, my internet access provider box). I can access and write on it has I want from a Windows ...
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Why doesn't INotify work with `/etc/mtab` or `/proc/mounts`? [duplicate]

When I used INotify with /etc/mtab or /proc/mounts, it doesn't detect changes when things mount or unmount, even though /etc/mtab and /proc/mounts both have changed when I check manually. Why is this, ...
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How to make sure files are present when usb mounts?

When my computer mounts a USB, the files don't show up immediately, which is throwing off my script (which is quite quick). How do I make sure that the folder doesn't appear in my mounting directory ...
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What is device -hosts in mount listing?

I issued the mount command on a machine, and several lines begin with -hosts, and I can't find out what this means. -hosts on /net/engineering/disk1 type autofs ...
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USB HDD ext4 changes to read-only - what is the problem? - works on other system

I hope someone may help me with this. I have attached a Seagate external hard drive (FreeAgent 750GB) to Open Media Vault on raspberry pi. As soon as any write operation is attempted the drive is ...
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Correctly mounting windows partition

i have set up a multiboot with Linux Mint 17.3 64-Bit on 256GB SSD and Windows 7 64-Bit on a 3TB HD. I have symbolic links from Linux to the Windows Partition, so my Pictures, Documents, Downloads, ...
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Debian: Boot fails when mounting sda with “invalid argument”

I am trying to move a Debian squeeze installation to VMWare VSphere 5.5 environment. However when booting the new machine after replication, the initrd/busybox gives an error, that it cannot mount the ...
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umount hangs on shutdown if server gone

I have a collection of servers, which mount shares on one another. The servers aren't always up (they go offline for a variety of valid reasons). The problem I have is that when I shutdown one of ...
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show only physical disks when using df and mount

When I use df or mount, I'm most of all interested in physical disk partitions. Nowadays the output of those commands is overwhelmed by temporary and virtual filesystems, cgroups and other things I am ...
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rsync to USB flash drive always transferring all data

When rsyncing a directory to a freshly plugged-in external USB flash drive, via rsync -av /source/ /dest/ all files get transferred (i.e. rewritten) despite no changes in the files. Note that ...
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Can't copy to usb device

Changed /etc/fstab /dev/sdc1 /media/usb rw,noatime,user,umask=0 0 0 Mounted mount -a But while copying showed Operation not permitted
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VFAT FS Sync/Flush Behaviour

In order to increase the life of my VFAT flash drives, I have them set to mount as async. One of these drives sometimes deals with large data changes, and as a result, the writes that occur on umount ...
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How can I permanently change the ownership of a mounted device under `/media/$USER`?

I'm using an encrypted (cryptsetup with LUKS with ext3) SD-Card as disk space extension. When entering the key in Nautilus, the device is decrypted (/dev/dm-3) and mounted in /media/$USER/. ...
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Floppy drive can only be mounted as root

Yes I know - a floppy drive. but.... I want to extract a whole bunch of samples of old floppy discs (about 300 discs) from my Ensoniq EPS sampler (that has died). I am using a C program called ...
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Unable to mount XFS after rescue, why?

I am facing a strange problem with XFS file system. Below is the exact scenario: I'd a corrupt 2TB disk with XFS (I/O error), so with that decided to rescue data from old disk to new disk. I'd run ...
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Workaround for mount -bind behavior change between wheezy and jessie?

I recently upgraded a system from wheezy to jessie that makes use of bind mounts. But with the update the behavior of the bind mount has changed, and now acts as bind one filesystem will recursively ...
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fstab mount problem

Fresh install Of Mint 17. I have few partition and 3 OSs Win/Ubuntu-Gnome/ and this newly installed Mint. One of these partition is a storage disk for all documents, photos etc.. and I used to use it ...
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Mount directory elsewhere with different permissions [duplicate]

I would like to be able to mount a directory (i.e. /home/user1) to a different location on the same disk (i.e. /mnt/user1_home), but with different permissions so that the mount point ...
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Can't mount anywhere but to /mnt

My system has developed a strange defect after a distribution upgrade (OpenSuSE 12.3 -> 13.2). I have various USB devices that I want to mount to different top-level directories: the backup drive to ...
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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 ...
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Interpreting results of commands

I am having a hard time interpreting the results of the below commands. The more I read about them the more I'm convinced that what I am seeing is somehow not what it's supposed to be. The results ...
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how do I make sda1 or sdb1 bigger

I'm working with Google Cloud services. After I've cloned a VM, I type lsblk after ssh'ing into it and can see that the partition sda1 is only 10 GB, which is only 10% of what I paid for. I am not a ...
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Mount doesn't give write permission to user

I just created a new ext4 filesystem on a new drive and I am trying to mount it manually: mount /dev/sdc1 a it does mount correctly, but then only root seems to have write permissions. How can I ...
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fdisk: could not detect sector size of USB hard disk on FreeBSD

I have an NTFS formatted USB hard disk that works fine (mounts and unmounts cleanly) on my windows desktop. I can't however seem to mount it on my freebsd box at all. Stripping this back to the ...
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NFS Debian Jessie server and client

I am trying to find the correct syntax for mounting a file share of nfs. On the host I have the /etc/export file set like so: /mnt/externalHD 192.168.0.8(ro,sync) and the client fstab like so: ...
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Linux Unix /proc Rename

How can I rename /proc to something else forcefully? mv /proc /0 gives mv: cannot move ‘/proc’ to ‘/0’: Device or resource busy
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Unmount a rbind mount without affecting the original mount

Asked on serverfault but didn't get enough attention, so reposted here, with the hope some people here know the answer. There is another question discussing about umounting rbind mounts, but the ...
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Methods to find out what remounts /sys readonly (RHEL 6.7)

A few colleagues intermittently have issues with suspending/hibernating their computers (running RHEL 6.7, normal workstation install, nothing special). As it turned out, the problem was that /sys was ...
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failure at starting on postgresql

I installed a postgresql database on Redhat 7.1 and I decided to move the database on a ISCSI device (LUN) inside a logical volume, mounted at starting of the machine (xfs formatted). The mounting ...
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Issue with mount and kerberos authentication

I am not a sysadmin but a software engineer, but for my current project we need to use kerberos authentication between a linux server and linux client and I am having some issues so I hope you guys ...
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Does the Linux kernel have knowledge of bind mounts? [duplicate]

I've been looking for a way to list bind mounts or at least determine if a particular mount is a bind mount. Several answers on this website say that because it is a parameter of a mount operation it ...
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exit status of command is different when it is run via strace

I can normaly mount/umount FTP as file system using following commands: └──> curlftpfs -o codepage=windows-1250 anonymous:anonymous@192.168.3.13 /home/marek/ftpfs └──> ls /home/marek/ftpfs/ 1 2 ...
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Mount .img created by ddrescue-gui

I'm trying to recover data after formatting my hdd. I installed ddrescue-gui and performed the following tasks: Select source (formatted hdd), no log, destination (img file inside separate hdd) and ...
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Linux: How to mount a drive from command line

I normally mount my drives just by opening it from filesystem. It automatically mount when I open/click on a drive. But I wanted to mount a drive from command line. I did ran this command sudo mount ...
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How to mount a drive from command line

I normally mount my drives just by opening it from filesystem. It automatically mount when I click on a drive. But I wanted to mount a drive from command line. I did ran this command sudo mount -o ...
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Can not run executable files from a mounted drive

I have downloaded eclipse and rubymine and previously placed in home folder. Then I used to open both programs by double clicking on eclipse.sh and rubymine.sh. Now I moved these two folders in a ...
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Create a separate partition for /var/ /var/log and /tmp/ [closed]

I was asked at work to setup an RHEL 6.7 server to run an application called Nessus 5.2. As a security measure, they requested to create separate partitions for /tmp, /var/, /var/log. Would you ...
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pam_mount changes owner of mountpoint to root

On Debian 8.3 I want to mount an encrypted container /usr/local/share/test.img with pam_mount at login at the mountpoint /home/test (which is owned by test, of course). The LUKS encrypted disk image ...
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How to get filesystem info for a specific file?

What is the best way to find out file system information about a file. For example, if I have a file /media/xyz/path/to/file.ext And /etc/fstab contains //server1/Share1 /media/xyz cifs ...
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Auto mounting network share which is temporary offline

following problem: I have a server which needs to mount a windows network share in order to copy a file on it. So I added the share in the fstab so that it will be mounted on startup. ...
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why file ownership set on filesystem does not take affect after mount?

Please bear with me. I am new to linux. I have rhel 6 plaftform. I added a second disk /dev/sdb and formatted it (ext4 filesystem). Before I mount this partition to a root tree I ran following ...
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RPC Authentication Error when mounting NFS

I'm trying to mount an NFS drive, but I am getting an RPC Authentication Error, with the reason given as that the credentials are too weak. On the server side (192.168.100.109), it looks like the NFS ...
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Found Duplicate PV in LVM disk scan

I have a VPS, and I attached another hard disk to it. It contains the same partitions I have on my current disk; it has / and /boot and swap. I need all data on the / partition. Here is the output of ...
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Mountable deduplicating container

I want a container that I can mount which dedups files within it. Basically, I'd like to have a simple backup solution where I mount it, copy my home folder with the name "Home (Feb 9)" and it only ...
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NFS server mount options vs. client mount options

On an NFS server, the shares are typically set up in /etc/export, where mount options like rw, root_squash, sync etc. can be set. When mounting the NFS share on the client side, again mount options ...