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Autofs with ghost option not showing wildcard mounts

I have this in my autofs map: * -rw server:/share/& I also have --ghost option enabled in my /etc/auto.master. According to the manual and to all resources and examples I found on the ...
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Mac OS X automount not mounting fstab entries correctly

I'm trying to automount a Windows SMB share on Mac OS X. The first thing I tried was to put entries only in /etc/fstab: $ dgrant$ cat /etc/fstab //darrengrant@d-grant/share /pc/share smbfs ...
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How to prevent autofs from mounting over specific directories?

I have a workstation, on which I have a local user account with a local home directory. I'm also a part of an organization, in which I have a NIS user/home directory. I would like to setup autofs in ...
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Automount to root

Aside from naming hosts badly and causing root directtory conflicts, is there any reason that the /etc/auto.master file can't contain / -hosts to automount host directories at the root level? ...
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Automounting with udev

Currently my distribution of choice (ArchLinux) has an automounting script like this: KERNEL!="sd[a-z][0-9]", GOTO="media_by_label_auto_mount_end" But that will automount only partitions up to ...
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Mount CIFS share with autofs

I have a system running RHEL 5.5, and I am trying to mount a Windows share on a server using autofs. (Due to the network not being ready upon startup, I do not want to utilize fstab.) I am able to ...
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Can I force NFS automounts to use NFSv3?

I have a linux server that is exporting NFSv4 as well as NFSv3. I have a Fedora14 client that is defaulting to NFSv4 when automounting NFS shares off of the linux server, and it seems to be causing ...
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Unable to access files through autofs on first attempt, only afterwards

I'm having a rather strange issue with autofs in CentOS 5.1. Essentially I'm trying to access a file using automount, but the first time I try to access the file it isn't found. It's only on ...
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How do i concatenate one map and one direct entry in automount?

i have this auto.master: /data yp:my_nis_map on a particular linux workstation, i like to add a /data/special that is not present in my_nis_map. /data yp:my_nis_map /data/special ...
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OSX 10.6 integration into NIS/netgroup/automount infrastructure

I have an existing infrastructure where accounts are maintained under NIS (yp) with no local unix accounts. Also, all the standard maps including hosts, mail aliases, netgroups, etc...are maintained ...
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Unable to restart automount

I am trying to restart automount as it's consume much CPU. Tasks: 2392 total, 7 running, 2352 sleeping, 25 stopped, 8 zombie Cpu(s): 9.3% us, 28.5% sy, 0.0% ni, 61.5% id, 0.2% wa, 0.2% hi, ...
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Auto-mount USB drives in Ubunto 10.04?

I have a cron-scheduled backup task, that writes to a USB drive. (It's a SATA drive stuck in an external dock that is connected to my machine via USB.) This usually auto-mounts at /media/backups ...
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How to remount unmounted USB drive in Windows?

How to remount USB drive in Windows after it was unmounted, without unplugging and replugging again?
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Why are make jobs failing to find dependancies on automounted filesystems?

...that title is probably a bit misleading. This is the situation. I have a collection of CentOS 4.x x86_64 systems which are used as a compute farm. The directories for users and tools and code ...
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Mount NTFS HDD on linux

I have an external HDD, Maxtor, with an NTFS partition on it. How can this be mounted on an RHEL5 OS?
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autofs mac os x afp not loading as correct user?

I am way out of my depth, and I am trying to get all of my nodes on a cluster to mount a drive on my head node. I am using OS X 10.6. I've got /etc/auto_master and /etc/auto_afp configured according ...
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NFS automounts hang

I have been mounting NFS shares on my x86 Ubuntu with NIS/am-utils fine for a long time, but today my system got into a state where it could no longer access automounted directories and instead ...
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Windows automount and unmount USB drive

I have a Windows 2003 domain controller machine which I use to back up data nightly, weekly, and monthly using ntbackup. An external USB storage device is connected to it with 3x 500Gb drives. We have ...
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Understanding the Linux boot process, subsystem initialization, & udev rules?

I'm creating UDEV rules for automounting external drives on a headless server, much in the same way as Gnome-VFS does automounting during a user session. I'm concerned with the rule's behavior at ...
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CIFS volume not mounting automatically

My CIFS volume is not mounting automatically while boot (like other partitions). This is relevant part of my /etc/fstab: //leonidas/files /media/photos cifs ...
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Replacing a static mount with AutoFS

My /etc/fstab looks something like this: files:/var/files/emails /var/www/emails nfs rw 0 0 files:/var/files/images /var/www/images nfs rw 0 0 My /etc/auto.master looks like this: /net ...
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Mount a network drive when windows starts up without being logged in

Current Scenario: I have a NAS Box, and a Windows 2003 Server that our recording software is on (Security Cameras). The software stores the data on the NAS box. Currently someone has to be logged in ...
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Problem mounting an NFS drive using autofs on CentOS5.3

I'm having a lot of difficulty with this seemingly simple problem. All I want to do is mount an NFS directory over a private network. I've checked the exportfs from the exporting side and it is ...
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Usb automount in linux box

When a usbdisk is connected to a linux box, A folder with usb label is created in /media and mounted. how is it done & how it works in backend. can anyone please explain. Thanks Caterpillar.