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devices refers to questions about the Unix/Linux device special files, normally these are under /dev. Do not use this tag for physical devices (for that use e.g. usb or pci).

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I understand what mounting is in Linux, and I understand device files. However I do not understand WHY we need to mount. For example, as explained in the accepted answer of this question, using this …
asked Jan 8 '15 by Greeso