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Mount .vhd stored on ext3-NAS in Windows 7 without copying to NTFS Disk. Is this possible?

i have an vhd-Image stored on a NAS. I can't directly mount it, because the NAS stores the file in an ext3-system (i read this is causing trouble). I can't copy the file to a NTFS disc, because it's ...
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CentOS thinks Disk is busy, can't mount or fsck

I'm a longtime user, and first time question submitter. I've spent a full day searching this and many other sites for a solution, but I must resort to requesting assistance to resolve my situation. ...
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How to recover data from a corrupted ext3 partition?

A server of mine had a drive failure of some sort which caused the OS (CentOS 5) to crash and stop working (it refuses to boot). So we put another drive with a working OS and from there we try to ...
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Should we mount with data=writeback and barrier=0 on ext3?

We've been running a server on a VM at a hosting company, and have just signed up for a dedicated host (AMD Opteron 3250, 4 cores, 8GB RAM, 2 x 1TB in software RAID, ext3). While running performance ...
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How do you *tag* a partition as ext4?

I have an ext3 partition so when I do this: mount /dev/blah /mnt/blah it is mounted automatically as ext3. I can get it to mount as ext4 by running mount -t ext4 /dev/blah /mnt/blah and it ...
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1answer
137 views

double mount check with ext3

I have two nodes connected to a SAN, and I want to be able to mount an ext3 partition on node B when node A goes down. I know I could use a shared filesystem, but for simplicity and performance I ...
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1answer
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How to determine how many times an ext3 file system has been mounted

A few months ago I created an ext3 file system on one of my partitions. I received the following message: "mkfs.ext3 /dev/sddx; system will be checked every 20 mounts or 180 days; use tune2fs -c or ...
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1answer
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Unmounted root partition

My server running Debian lenny has just had a power cut recently and its come back up with the root partition in read only mode. I tried to remount the filesystem in read write mode with mount -n -o ...
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Can't Mount Remote Share From RHEL 6

I'm trying to upgrade some Linux systems to RHEL 6, but I cannot mount the home directories. I'm using EXT4 for the RHEL 6 system and EXT3 on the RHEL 5 server, which I'm mounting the directory from. ...
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Disabling “symlink follow” feature on Ext3/4 mount points

How can I disable the symlink feature of ext3 file system mount point ? My server is being attacked by some sort of symbolic link hacking methods for reading other user's home directory. There is such ...
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1answer
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filesystem mounting problem

A DAS box is attached to my linux box using LSI SCSI HBA. Volume is properly detected on the linux box and filesystem is created using mkfs.ext3 /dev/sdc #No partition table I can not mount ...
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How do you re-mount an ext3 fs readwrite after it gets mounted readonly from a disk error?

Its a relatively common problem when something goes wrong in a SAN for ext3 to detect the disk write errors and remount the filesystem read-only. Thats all well and good, only when the SAN is fixed ...
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2answers
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how to mount an ext3 filesystem with a smaller blocksize then device blocksize?

I had an ext3 filesystem on my hard disk at /dev/hdc2 with a small 1024 byte blocksize. Now I recorded the whole filesystem on a DVD like this: dd if=/dev/hdc2 of=/tmp/image.img wodim -dev=/dev/scd0 ...
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Mount shows as swap instead of ext3

Easy all, I have a hard drive with 4 partitions setup. boot/swap/root/home I recently installed windows onto the / partition as i needed it, and now that i'm switching back to linux it's showing ...
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Can I mount an ext3 filesystem on linux so files on the mount are owned by a userid?

I'd like to mount an ext3 filesystem via /etc/fstab so that the files in the mount are owned by a particular user. Is this possible ? I've looked at man mount but couldn't find an option to do this. ...
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Mount Ext3 from external drive in Vista [closed]

How can I access data from Ext3 partition on external (USB) HDD from Windows Vista box? Or even better from Linux running inside VirtualBox on Vista host. I'm interested in read, won't need to ...