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

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Why does hdparm and dd show two completely different results?

I have an external hard drive (/dev/sdc1) mounted at /mount1 When running hdparm -tT /dev/sdc1 I get: /dev/sdc1: Timing cached reads: 2246 MB in 2.00 seconds = 1123.75 MB/sec Timing buffered ...
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Mount storage from host in bhyve VM

Is it possible to mount storage space from the host environment inside a bhyve virtual machine? I could use a network share, but I figure there would be less overhead mounting the data directly. I'm ...
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How to mount/unmount SD card that was automatically mounted at boot?

We have a device (actually two of them) running Debian 8.4, largely preconfigured by the vendor. There is a slot for an SD card, which (if present) is automatically mounted at boot. Question is: ...
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mounting a CIFS filesystem directly or via fstab

I am encountering a problem in which mounting a remote CIFS server without an fstab entry works, but mounting through fstab does not. The following command works: $ sudo mount -t cifs //w.x.y.z/Home$...
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Mount FreeBSD UFS from logical partition under Linux

How can I mount the FreeBSD UFS boot partition under Ubuntu in this setup: a single HDD which contains an MBR partition table which contains some primary Linux partitions and an extended partition ...
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how to fetch lvm mount point (generic)

I need to write a script that will check whether an LVM exists on the system or not. If an LVM exists, then it will perform certain steps else it will do other steps. My issue here is how to find a ...
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debian/ can't read raspi sd

I'm facing serious issues here, with a fully functioning SD card containing Raspbian (created dding the image into the sd) not being read by Debian. My /dev shows the drive as sdb but, where other SDs ...
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Auto mount hard disk

I got a dual-boot Windows and an Apricity OS (based on ArchLinux) machine. Windows is installed on /dev/sda4. Apricity OS is installed on /dev/sdb. What I want to achieve is not to have to type ...
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How can I mount remove /dev/mem to local

This question is relate to this, but more general. Currently I mount remote root by sshfs sshfs -o sshfs_sync,sync_readdir,reconnect,follow_symlinks,direct_io,sync_read root@pi:/ pi /proc is ok, ...
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Network shares mounted seem to time out

I am running Windows Mint as primary OS on a couple of PCs at home, I also have a server running Windows Server 2008 which serves a couple of Samba shares. I have mounted these drives via /etc/fstab ...
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Autofs with remote and local home directories at same folder

I have a NFS server exporting home directories for remote users and the workstations have local and remote users. I want to configure autofs to mount a remote user home directory as a subdirectory of /...
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How to start/run a .mount file (systemd)

I have a pretty simple systemd unit file, but it doesn't end with .service, it ends with .mount. I'm not sure how exactly this makes it different, but when I start it using systemctl start hello.mount ...
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Cannot mount newly created Logical Volume

I try to create a Logical Volume under an existing Volume Group but I cannot mount the new LV due to error: "Bad magic number in super-block while trying to open": [root@host-xxxx ~]# df -h ...
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Powercuts and network mounts!

I have a 2 TB hardisk connected to my router which is network mounted through fstab onto my Arch Linux PC. #External Drive LABEL=Crate //IPaddress/Crate /media/Crate cifs credentials=/home/...
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mount + how to identify if local folder is mounted as read only

In my Linux box – red-hat version – 6.7 /dev/mapper/HOME-export is mounted to /export As the following: df /export Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/...
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Unable to mount using mount.cifs command

I am trying to mount using: mount.cifs //ad.xxx.py/home/yyyyy /mnt/adhome –o user=yyy after entering the password I get: mount error(13): Permission denied Refer to the mount.cifs(8) ...
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Vagrant LXC mounts small /tmp partition

I've got a vagrant box running with an ubuntu based LXC container. I had to run a script that uses /tmp to store some files temporarily. The script kept failing, having looked at what's up, it turned ...
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chroot into a Linux with X window system installed, from a Linux without X window system, and then run xinit, there is no mouse and keyboard working

I have two systems on my machine. One is Ubuntu and the other one is Linux from scratch (LFS) which I built it my self. Ubuntu has X window system installed but LFS has no windowing system whatsoever....
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Cannot cleanup ghost mount points

'mount' command shows several mount points across several disk devices that I had previously setup: $ mount ... /dev/sdf1 on /mnt/<mp1> type xfs (rw) ... /dev/sdd1 on /mnt/<mp2> type ...
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What file is mounted on loop0?

Today I noticed that some time in the past I mounted an ISO, but forgot which one it was: /dev/loop0 on /export/production/os/iso/centos/mount type iso9660 (rw) How can I find the exact file name ...
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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 ...