The configuration file /etc/fstab contains the necessary information to automate the process of mounting partitions.

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ln -s vs mount --bind

Is there any practical difference between using ln -s or mount --bind? I want to move some folders to another partition, without changing their daemon setting, and wonder what approach I should take. ...
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Mounting a share with spaces in FreeBSD fstab

I'm trying to mount a smb network share in fstab on FreeBSD, which works fine for a share without spaces, but fails if a space is in the name. I have replaced the space with \040 which is what ...
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Mount a samba share as root using smbfs in fstab

I'm trying to mount a samba share using smbfs as root (on ubuntu-server), but every time I mount it it's mounted as root:dialout Here is the fstab entry (line breaks added for presentation) ...
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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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How to change owner of mount point

We have moved mysql data directory to another disk, so now /var/lib/mysql is just a mount point to another partition. We set the owner of the /var/lib/mysql directory to mysql.mysql. But everytime we ...