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

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Loop mount over an array (name has a space) [duplicate]

So I'm trying to write a small script that loops over an array list like so if [ $EUID != 0 ]; then sudo "$0" "$@" exit $? fi echo "Please enter repo password" stty -echo read PASSWORD stty ...
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How to discover unknown file system type from disk

I pulled the hard drive from a *nix-based CCTV DVR so I could look at the contents and mount points, with the explicit intention of mounting a separate drive at the folder wherever the video is stored....
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use SSHFS to mount Synology NAS

I want to mount my home folder on a Synology NAS. I can SSH to the NAS but when I try sshfs, I get this error 'read: Connection reset by peer'. I used the following command: sshfs john@146.32.56.78:/...
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Run centos 7 from usb flash drive

I've setup a system with 2 x 64GB usb flash drives as boot/root devices. The current installation looks like this: /boot on mdadm raid1 xfs / on btrfs raid1 no swap This works - os installed and ...
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Why does a USB drive only mount as read-only after copying a disk image to it?

I was preparing a USB thumb drive for installing Debian 8.3. Per the installation instructions, it suggests: cp debian.iso /dev/sdX # e.g. /dev/sdb, no /dev/sdb1 sync So I gave this a try. I ...
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mounting network drive in /etc/fstab

The following command correctly mounts a network drive for me: sudo mount 192.168.0.15:/drive /media/data Yet the following entry in /etc/fstab does not work. Why? //192.168.0.15/drive /...
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Adding new hard drive as /home after installation

I have a desktop PC running Arch Linux that during inital installation only used a 120GB SSD for / and no other partitions. I have just recently added a 500GB HDD that I want to mount as /home to give ...
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Azure Ubuntu Partition management

I'm working on an Azure Ubuntu VM root@dalil:/# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 1.7G 8.0K 1.7G 1% /dev tmpfs 345M 392K 344M 1% /run /dev/sda1 ...
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Why does Linux need to have both `/dev/cdrom` and `/media/cdrom`? [duplicate]

Inspired by this question. Why does Linux need both /dev/cdrom and /media/cdrom? Why not just access files on the cdrom through /dev/cdrom?
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How to stop debian from mounting a partition at startup

I installed Debian and set a data partition and now I want to stop it from mounting it everytime but deleting the line in fstab and updating initramfs won't stop it from mounting it. Is there a way to ...
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Can only access gvfs-mount in nautilus [closed]

I am trying to mount a Windows network drive using gvfs-mount, gvfs-mount smb://<server_name>/<share_name>/<folder_name> The folder seems to be mounted correctly, as I can browse ...
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Redirect NFS-mount (Desktop-PC->Server1->Server2)

The home-directories of our users are located on server1 and shall be transferred to server2. The /etc/fstab on our Desktop-PCs currently points to server1 and finally shall point to server2. But ...
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[mntent]: line 15 in /etc/fstab is bad while running sudo mount -o

Running sudo mount -o rw,remount /mnt/Data reports above error. Here is the fstab file # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a #...
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Why offset specific in loop mount? [duplicate]

I am studying the command here in the post about How to compile and install Qt, qwt and overclock the RPI sudo mount -o loop,offset=62914560 <date>-wheezy-raspbian.img /mnt/rasp-pi-rootfs I ...
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How to mount HDD extracted from singledrive-ZyXEL NAS

Gparted Information and Warning: <i>Filesystem volume name: <none> Last mounted on: /i-data/f128dac5 Filesystem UUID: c2f55399-a8ab-400b-a144-d605ceb58c9d Filesystem ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 running raspbian unmounts external hard drive every so often

I hope this is an ok place to ask this out of all the stack overflow communities there are. Anyway I have a raspberry pi 2 in my house that I keep around to backup some files and host media files ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Auto-mount partition

Here's the situation: I have a nice 399 GB NTFS partition with a lot of files on it I access regularly but still need to access in Windows. My question: What is the best way to automount this ...
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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 (rw,relatime,fd=13,pgrp=1734,...
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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 (/mnt/user1_home)...
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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 C/...
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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: 192.168....
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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 ...