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I am going to chop the FreeBSD automounter into little pieces and boil them in oil

I am trying to expose a hierarchy of home directories to a number of FreeBSD jails. The home directories are configured such that each is a unique ZFS dataset. The jails are used for development ...
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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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zfs - two pools with nested mountpoints and conflicting mount order

I have a problem with automounting separate pools, that have nested mountpoints. I am using ZfsOnLinux 0.6.2. The siuation currently is as follows: zpool1 ---> /var zpool1/log ---> ...
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Auto mounting samba windows share in Fedora Core 15

I have a server that runs centos 6.2 with a samba share. What i am trying to achieve is to have the samba share automatically mounted on my PC running Fedora 15. In /etc/fstab I have ...
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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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How to get USB Devices to AutoMount in Ubuntu 12.04 Server

In Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop, USB devices can be plugged in, and they just work for the most part. In Ubuntu 12.04 Server, when I plug in a USB device it does nothing. How can I setup server do act like ...
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How can Linux mount an NFS directory, and the filesystems mounted inside it?

I have an NFS server with a directory which contains a dozen other local filesystems. I'd like to mount the top-level directory on the server, and have the Linux client automatically mount the right ...
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Mount to NFS export of autofs mount shows empty contents

I use autofs to mount some iso files in folder /mnt/iso: Fedora-13-x86_64-DVD.iso Fedora-14-x86_64-DVD.iso Fedora-15-x86_64-DVD.iso The autofs is working fine and I can see the contents of iso ...
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Fixing USB disk mount point in Fedora 18

I use Bacula for my backups, with data spooled to one of two USB drives (the other is stored off site, and they get swapped occasionally). Currently these drives are labelled BACKUP5 and BACKUP6. ...
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automount works but autofs wont mount

I know this subject has been discussed so many times that I'm almost ashamed I haven't found the solution to my issue yet. Clearly there is something I quite don't understand and would really ...
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using chained automount to mount home directory

I have set up two directories mounted with automount (via LDAP): in the /home directory automount is configured to mount * -fstype=bind :/network/srv/home/& in the /network directory one ...
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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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Find out the type of an automounted device

I'm working on a system (Ubuntu Precise) with a mount defined in /etc/fstab as follows: /dev/vdb /mnt auto defaults,nobootwait,comment=cloudconfig 0 2 Originally I just wanted to ...
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FC multipath says “device busy ” when connecting again. SLES 11 - netapp - emulex

I have a weird issue. sles 11 emulex FC netapp fas 2xxx 100G LUN is ok. Multipath enabled, multipathd and device-mapper seem to work properly. multipath -t shows this output of the config => ...
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How to mount Windows share on boot using mount.cifs and autofs/automount?

I'm having some trouble mounting a network share using autofs. I have added the following line to /etc/auto.master: /mnt/mountpoint /etc/auto.servername I then created the file ...
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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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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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automount with curlftpfs

i would like to automount my backuftp with curlftpfs, i added curlftpfs#<serverip> /backup/backupftp fuse allow_other,uid=0,gid=0,umask=0022 0 0 in /etc/fstab and put the login details in ...
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OpenBSD configuration: Client unable to mount via NFS using Berkeley Automounter (amd)

What I am trying to do is to have my openBSD client (OpenBSD 4.9) auto mount a Linux NFS file system (Scientific Linux 6.1). So far, I am not sure if it is configured correctly. To get things out of ...
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Where is linux automount's config?

I have a centos box, it has some NFS mounts. I'm trying to figure out these NFS filesystems get mounted. And I figured out if I rename /usr/sbin/automount to some else name, after reboot the box, ...
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Automounting SAMBA share using the .bashrc

Is it possible to mount a Samba network share on start-up using the .bashrc file In my fstab I got //192.168.1.104/ant /media/ant cifs ...
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sshfs mount won't start from /etc/rc.local

I have the following commands in /etc/rc.local chmod 666 /dev/fuse chmod +x /usr/bin/fusermount /bin/su someuser -c "/usr/bin/sshfs someuser@someserver:/usr/local/storage ...
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sshfs automount with password-enabled ssh key and ssh-agent in ubuntu

I currently set up sshfs automount on ubuntu per this thread. It's nice because of the network up and down scripts. The benefit comes at a cost: it requires passwordless ssh via an ssh key. I was ...
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Automounting home directories using LDAP in ArchLinux

I have managed to set up an OpenLDAP server that runs ArchLinux. I can now log in from the client (also ArchLinux) using the LDAP users. Now i want to mount the home directories over the network... I ...
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Fstab mounting fails at boot, but succeeds when invoked manually

Background On our development/backup server at my company we have 4 drives which are setup using software Raid 1, like this: Raid 1 (system disk): 2 x 320 GB Raid 1 (store/backup disk): 2 x 2 TB ...
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NFS client can mount, fails to automount

I have /etc/auto.master: /cpy/users /etc/auto.users --timeout=90 I have /etc/auto.users: * -fstype=nfs4,rw,proto=tcp,port=2049 server:/users/& On an "ordinary" CentOS 5 machine, these ...
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Recommended NFS mount options for automount maps?

I am considering what NFS mounting options should be used in a large collection of automount maps being used over a large number of hosts (>500). Of note, there is a collection of machines, both ...
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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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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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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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How to prevent autofs from stalling system when nfs share is not available

This problem has been there in OpenSuSE 10.1-12.3 and (K)Ubuntu 10.04-14.04 and I'd like to get rid of it now: We have a common software directory on an NFS share. Client-side autofs setup # ...
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Strange glitch with NIS

Good day. One of the network users with the NIS account (yp and automount) has some problems: after editing network service configufation file (/etc/sysconfig/network) and rebooting ...
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Home directories are automatically mounted after the user is added to /etc/passwd

In Ubuntu 12.04 I have some users whose home directories are NFS-mounted by automount. All the NFS and automount configurations are right. For a very specific use case, I need to add some lines ...
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autofs and NFS failover - can autofs remount?

I have this scenario: 2 NFS servers with /usr/share/man as exports (just as example, it can be anything), let say server A and server B (not replicas, just 2 independent servers on the same subnet ...
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Automount directories only on certain clients via NIS and NFS

Is it possible to serve certain files via NIS only to a group of clients and not to all of them? It's probably a very easy task but I'm searching for a while now and don't seem to find an answer. I'm ...
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How to mount ceph-fuse automatically with fstab?

# ceph -v ceph version 0.56.3 (6eb7e15a4783b122e9b0c85ea9ba064145958aa5) # repoquery -i ceph Name : ceph Version : 0.56.3 Release : 1.el6 Architecture: x86_64 Size : 26734691 ...
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Automount parses NIS map incorrectly on SLES 11.2 x86_64

Good morning, I came across a problem in SLES 11.2 x86_64 where the automount daemon parses a NIS map file incorrectly. It seems to be working fine in SLES 11.1 32 bit, and I cannot see any ...
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Automount vfat (w95 fat32 LBA) on Centos

I'm trying to mount an USB flash drive formatted as w95 fat32 LBA (as reported by dmesg) under Centos. I can easily mount it using the mount command: mount /dev/sdx1 /media/mydrive -t vfat But it ...
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Ubuntu 11.04: FW400 drive won't remount on reboot

Ok, still a *nix n00b, and the answer is likely staring me in the face. Please be patient. Problem FW400 external drive will not mount on system reboot. FW cable needs to be disconnected and ...
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automount stops working due to hanging mount.nfs processes that leave /etc/mtab~ lock file

I've got many automount entries in LDAP for mounting ~200 nodes between each other. Often, the automounter stops working. After debugging, I figured out that it can be fixed by running rm -f ...
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Using automount on RHEL5, why are variables in the auto.master never expanded?

I'm migrating from NISPLUS to LDAP (openldap) and from RHEL4 to RHEL5. The LDAP server is running on RHEL5u4 as are the clients. On RHEL5 variable expansion in auto.master never works, whether in ...
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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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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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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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How to remember a mount point

I am using Red Hat Enterprise 6.3 and I have just mounted a new volume in one folder of my preference. After reboot that mount point was lost and the volume was mounted at his original place. In ...
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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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automount a windows share

I have this line and it works mount -t cifs -o myuser //192.168.0.12/Public/Docs /mnt/cifs_shares/Docs But then I try with autofs and it doesn't In /etc/auto.master: /mnt/cifs_shares/Docs ...
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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.
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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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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 ...