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

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mount /dev/sdc1 /media works but fstab fails to mount

I'm running archlinux and have an ext3 10Tb internal harddrive that is failing to mount on boot through the fstab entry. If I use mount /dev/sdc1 /media, the mount succeeds however attempting to do a ...
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How to inhibit auto-mounting a USB device?

I have a (probably vfat-formatted, but I don't think it matters) USB stick that I would like to not mount for security reasons (I will just dump the device image). However on any relatively modern ...
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How do I boot a partition I mounted before? [on hold]

I have an partition which is bootable. I want to boot it in Linux so I can run commands in it. How is this possible?
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Mount my physical space

I have 2 problems. 1- My Internal HDD isnt 230GB totally. I want to extend and use remaining internal hdd too. How can i do it? 2- I unconsciously removed or unmounted removable hard drive before, ...
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CentOS6.6 stuck at Mounting Filesystem

Server Dell PowerEdge R320 with two 1TB disks in RAID1 (mirror) had one of it's disks failed - the primary disk (disk0). The RAID is configured on the Smart Array. The OS running on the server is ...
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How to report a bug to tmpfs?

I would like to propose a new feature to tmpfs and discuss it. Where should I do this? I guess I can create a ticket in Linux Kernel's bugzilla but not sure if they "own" the tmpfs because it's also ...
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How can I create an image of a partition (ext4) and later mount it to browse/restore files?

I'd like to backup my current Debian 9 server OS partition so I can install a clean version of Debian 10. However, after installing Debian 10, I'd like to mount my old OS image so I can browse and ...
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Samba server mount error - No such file or directory

I have Samba server running on my VM and try to connect on it from my workstation, but i still get errors. Samba smb.conf : [sam] comment = samba path = /smb write list = samba root Server: ...
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Dual Boot - Mounting Windows partition from Linux issues (Windows is hibernated)

Yes, this type of question has been asked multiple times - however, I have a different scenario since one way works through GNOME, but another doesn't (from the CLI). Until now, to conveniently ...
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How to copy an overlay partition to a file, and how to mount such file?

I have a disk, with two partitions: # fdisk -l Disk /dev/mmcblk0: 7381 MB, 7381975040 bytes 4 heads, 16 sectors/track, 225280 cylinders Units = cylinders of 64 * 512 = 32768 bytes Device ...
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forwarding avahi-daemon socket to chroot

I have a raspberry pi 3b+ installed with raspbian stretch and I have installed an i386 chroot. The problem is the CUPS server require avahi-daemon for printer discovery and I haven't been able to ...
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Link different CIFS mounts of different users to the same location

Many users on the client each have personal CIFS password-protected mounts to the server in their respective home folder. E.g., /home/user1/server/share1 (mounted with credentials for user1) /home/...
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Can't `chmod` mount folder of read-only filesystem

I have a directory (mnt) that has world read access, but when I mount a filesystem into it as readonly (as root) it subsequently shows no world permissions, and if I try to chmod it I get a readonly ...
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How to mount host directory from Centos 7 guest in KVM on Fedora 30 host?

I am attempting to share a directory on my host to a guest. Host: Fedora 30 Guest: Centos 7 Using Virt-manager I added a filesystem Type: mount Driver: Default Mode: Mapped Source Path: /KVMshare (...
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Mount drives in prime os

I have dual booted prime OS with UBUNTU. Its running smoothly. Only problem is that I cant access my /root partition. Is there any method to mount Linux partitions in Prime OS?
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How to resize a partition to its maximum capacity after partitioning it to half of its capacity?

After cloning a 1TB hdd "TO" a 2TB hdd, in which the 2TB hdd is now only 1TB... The following format will not allow me to resize it properly, to its max capacity. Seems as though it won't get resized ...
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What is the purpose of bind mounting (rbind specifically) /sys?

I was going through the Gentoo Handbook in preparation for installing Gentoo on my system. In the Chrooting section, these commands are given: mount --rbind /sys /mnt/gentoo/sys mount --make-rslave ...
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How to run a script when a directory is accessed?

I want a device mounted to a mountpoint only when it is needed, when it is accessed (for the first time). How to run a script when a folder is accessed in Linux (or Ubuntu)? Please note that the ...
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Why is my network unreachable during boot?

I recently upgraded Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 16.04, which includes the changeover from Upstart to systemd. Since then, when the system boots, about half the time it drops into an emergency shell. I've ...
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How to find which mountpoint current working directory of a process correspond to?

I have a program a.out running from /tmp/test. If I list /proc/$(pgrep a.out)/cwd, it is a symbolic link to /tmp/test. Now, I bind /mnt/othertest onto /tmp/test with mount -o bind /mnt/othertest /tmp/...
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Cannot mount hdd

So I have a HDD which I have connected with an adapter via usb to my Ubuntu laptop. On connection a sound is made, but the disk is not automatically mounted. After executing fdisk -l I get these ...
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Error for `mount`: `system call failed: File exists.`

When I try to mount an lvm snapshot device, I get an error: $ sudo mount -o loop /dev/mapper/matrix-snap--of--core /home/me/mountpoint mount: /home/me/mountpoint: mount(2) system call failed: File ...
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Connection reset by peer while trying to mount sshfs in fstab

I have the following line in fstab sshfs#dimskraft@MYSERVER:/ /mnt/MYSERVER fuse _netdev,user,idmap=user,transform_symlinks,identityfile=/home/dimskraft/.ssh/id_rsa,allow_other,default_permissions,...
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How to determine why “target is busy” (why it won't unmount)? [duplicate]

My USB drive is refusing to unmount: # umount /mnt umount: /mnt: target is busy I believe this might be something to do with it catching up with disk caching, after some particularly intensive ...
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Particular USB Device not getting mounted - Embedded Linux

I have an embedded Linux, all the USB devices are getting mounted automatically except one. The usb device mounts on another Linux machine, so no problem with device. dmesg output, nothing seems to ...
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I can't remount /tmp partition to exec?

I have a server I need to re mount the /tmp partition to run exec. The code I want to use is: mount -o remount,exec /tmp then i get the error can't find /tmp in /etc/fstab Thanks, [root@93 ...
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Why can't /dev/sd** be accessible without mounting?

I've been reading other questions and answers, but none have shown me exactly why mounting is absolutely necessary. They say the drive needs a mounted directory for association with the physical drive,...
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how to gracefully handle rsync failing, sometimes, to correctly read a directory?

Running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS fully updated on remote webserver Running rsync 3.1.1 on remote webserver I have a fairly simple setup where I allow some users to manage a set of publicly accessible files. ...
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Why can't / doesn't U-boot log messages for us to view later

I have a problem whereby a remote BeagleBone device is taking hours to boot up. When it does, I don't see any problems in the kernel boot logs such as journalctl -b or journalctl -b -1 Without ...
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Duplicate mounting of USB drive on Linux Mint

I have a problem that I have never encountered before, so I have no idea where to begin TS. One of my external USB drives, named Tolotupon, has always mounted properly. I had done nothing to the ...
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Dependency failed for Local File System - booting Debian

I have been looking quite thoroughly on the internet for an answer to this strange issue that suddenly appeared : My Debian distribution (4.9.0-6-686) boots with the failure message : [DEPEND] ...
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Kernel randomly maps storage device to different device file

So this is kind of strange. I was trying to put a screenshot into my Videos/ directory, and while trying to cd where I wanted to go, I was getting I/O errors. For context, I have a storage drive ...
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How can i check which process use the mount ntfs

I mounted one disk with /etc/fstab, however the process mount-ntfs is using a lot of CPU. I checked with iotop but it also shows the mount-ntfs process so I can't find what is the true process that's ...
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meaning of nodev in mount options on Linux

Based on google search, what I understood is that the 'nodev' option in mount doesn't allow the creation of device files on a mounted file-system. I tried doing a quick check as follows to see if my ...
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meaning of nodev in mount options linux [duplicate]

Based on google search, what i understood is that 'nodev' option in mount doesn't allow the creation of device files on a mounted file-system. I tried doing a quick check as follows to see if my ...
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I'm having hard times mounting a PlayStation 4 hard drive, need some help!

When I run the command sudo fdisk -l I get the following message about the hard drive I want to mount to my system: Disk /dev/sdc: 465,8 GiB, 500107862016 bytes, 976773168 sectors Units: sectors ...
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Is there a disk image format that can be read both by the Linux kernel and by Oracle Virtual Box

Is there a disk image format that can be read both natively by the Linux kernel and by Oracle Virtual Box. That is I want to have a file system stored in a file (a disk image) which can either be ...
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systemd fails to umount manually mounted NFS shares in initramfs

My diskless laboratory computers do not shutdown properly because systemd probably do not handle properly manual NFS mounts in initramfs. I'll describe shortly what is happening: I created initramfs ...
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How to mount internal drives as a normal user in NixOS?

In for example Thunar I can just click on an external USB drive to mount it under /run/media/$USER/[something]. The fact that the mount point is created dynamically is a great side effect. But for any ...
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Serve view of directory's most recent files only

I have a directory with ~100k files that loads very slowly over the internet through most protocols (just listing the directory can time out). I'd like to speed things up by only showing files from ...
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Fedora Command Line [closed]

A few questions about commands relating to a removable device. What sort of command can locate the device file used by a USB? As in the directory it creates to open the actual USB. How do I mount a ...
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How to disable auto-mounting?

Even though I've disabled auto mounting here: it still mounts USB stick and CD/DVD automatically! How to disable it?
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NTFS disk on a dual boot became read-only

A Windows10 / debian system with a shared ntfs drive: # lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 931.5G 0 disk ├─sda1 8:1 0 9.3G 0 part [SWAP] ├─...
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How to make `mount` auto-create the specified folder (e.g. `/mnt/usb`) and `umount` auto-delete it?

I wonder if it's possible to make mount auto-create the specified folder (e.g. /mnt/usb) and have umount automatically delete the folder, like Ubuntu does when I insert/remove a USB-drive? This saves ...
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Operation Not Supported Error Mounting NVME Drive on Arch Install

I'm trying to install Arch on a Dell XPS 15 9560. I've used nomodeset to make the text legible (otherwise it's tiny on the integrated 4k monitor) and pcie_aspm=off to stop the slew of pci bus errors ...
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How to unmount device from a path hidden by another mounted device?

I have olddevice mounted to /mnt with: $ mount olddevice /mnt I would like to change the device at /mnt mount point. For this purpose, I simply mount newdevice on top of it: $ mount newdevice /mnt ...
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How to check connection bettween client computer and NAS device

I am using Computer Ubuntu 18.04, and i mount folder /vms-data with shared folder on the Synology device (NAS, IP = 10.0.0.161). sudo mount -t nfs 10.0.0.161:/volume1/VMS /vms-data And the result ...
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/etc/fstab does not mount automatically on Debian 10

On all the Linuxes that I've tried before, whenever one puts something in /etc/fstab it gets automatically mounted when the machine is restarted, however after installing Debian 10, the same mechanism ...
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How to securely store password for use by mount

I would like non-root users to be able to mount certain drives on the local network (or have them be mounted automatically on log-in). To mount network drives (via cifs) a password is passed on over ...
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Docker service error: Unable to mount any volume

I'm trying to create a docker service, but not able to mount any volume along side with it. Neither while creating the service nor while updating it. docker service create --replicas 1 --constraint '...