Mounting is the concept of attaching a file system to a computer for access.

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Loop back mount a VMDK flat image on a Linux Box

I am trying to loop mount a VMDK flat image generated by VMware fusion. The VMDK file has the -flat extension. I am trying to use kpartx kpartx -av /path/to /my/vmdk but I get llseek error ...
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Docker best practice for storing application generated content and calling ffmpeg?

I have this setup container #1 "web" container #2 "db" Now this web container holds my application that uses ffmpeg to record streams. The problem is Im not quite sure where to store my recorded ...
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Mounting a remote filesystem using v9fs (client) and u9fs(server) does not give me write permissions

I am trying to mount a 9p filesystem on a linux client machine running v9fs as the 9p client with the following command sudo mount -t 9p -o ...
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How to mount network drive as local disk?

I have some resource, which I can open by address \\dir\bin. I want to mount this resource on disk Z. In other words, I want to have path like Z:\file1.txt and get file \\dir\bin\file1.txt. I tried ...
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Centos 7 autofs mount doesn't work right after reboot

I've setup autofs on Centos 7. However, it seems like after reboot, it took some time to mount /home/ directory, even when I 'cd' into it. It only succeeds after 3 tries: [root@localhost ~] cd ...
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How to mount a Mac OS X 10.10 shared volume with Ubuntu Server 14.04

I'm attempting to mount a Mac OS X 10.10 shared volume via Ubuntu Server 14.04.1. I've set this up successfully between two Macs but I'm having a problem Ubuntu to Mac. I've setup the shared volume ...
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Intermittent Permission Denied error when opening files from a SAMBA mount

As mentioned above, when I attempt to open files over a SAMBA mount, sometimes it works fine and vi opens the file up, but other times vi opens up and I get an error like this: "Windows/Custom2d.txt" ...
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Unwanted directory mounting on boot

Currently there is a directory that is mounting over another directory on boot. I cannot figure out for the life of me where this is coming from. The problem mount is the last mount on the df -ah ...
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Linux: Mount a remote disk stored on a custom storage

We have a non-standard storage (FS) on which we have flat disk images stored. We need to extract data from this raw image on a different host. The word "extraction" here means that I want to copy ...
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How to list all files of a partition on linux?

I am running out of disk on my rhel box. I am trying to find all files in /dev/sda2. Do we have a command which can give all files (ideally, with size) in filesystem /dev/sda2? /dev/sda2 31297508 ...
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Can't mount my hard drive

When I try to mount one of my hard drives, it can't locate the folder with the hard drive. This is the output for the command df: Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% ...
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boot2docker, docker mount.vboxsf: automount mounting failed with the error: No such file or directory [closed]

I am trying to automount a OS folder (win8) not in the user folder into boot2docker on it's init script, but run into the above error. Mounting works fine when I run it manually: sudo mount -t ...
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creating new partition for backup

I got a new server form hosting company. It has 2x2tb hard drives. I told the provider I would be using one drive for data/OS and the other for backup.Before doing offsite backup. I moved all my ...
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Recovering data from a drive

I have a server that was running Centos 6. It's been humming along for a few years and I have been backing up data off it on regular basis. All of sudden, and after a reboot, it came up in read-only ...
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How to mount disk in sheepdog cluster ?

In the documentation its given that, to mount the disk in the sheepdog node add following line in /etc/fstab /dev/sda1 /mnt/sheep/0 ext4 defaults,user_xattr,noatime 0 0 But I am facing some problem ...
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Mount a NTFS Raid0 disk under linux debian

In my new laptop I have a a RAID 0 configuration with a normal disk and a smaller SSD drive. I have removed the dvd bay and replaced the dvd player with a 256 GB SSD drive where I run linux debian. I ...
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Creating a grow-on-demand encrypted volume with LUKS

I am trying to create an encrypted, growing-as-needed file system in with Linux. I am familiar with LUKS and cryptsetup. I can create an empty file: fallocate -l 512M /root/image I can create a ...
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lxc - how to make a mount survive an external unmount / mount (eg. sharing folders on a USB key)

I have an LXC container, where I setup the fstab to use a directory situated on an external usb disk. I need this because I use this container for disk intensive computations on my laptop, and I need ...
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Linux server mount point issue [duplicate]

I have one file system that size is 5Gb, when I check with df -h /file system it shows threshold reached 98% but checking with du -sh /file system the size showing only 2gb. where is that other 3Gb ...
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CIFS samba autofs with spaces

I think that I'm having issues with autofs mounting a Windows share because it contains a space. As a matter of education, I don't want to remove the space. I want to get this working. I can mount ...
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Mounting encrypted Samba share (linux server/client)

I'm trying to set up encrypted samba access. In order to achieve that I've added 2 lines to [global] scope in smb.conf: server signing = mandatory smb encrypt = mandatory But unfortunately I can't ...
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AUFS: How to create a read/write branch of only part of a directory tree?

AuFS (another union file system) allows us to merge two trees into one, even when those trees overlap. We can then direct writes to the merged tree towards one of the branches and reads to another. ...
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Mount LVM volume as external usb drive?

I'm trying to mount my old 2x500GB drives to the new server which has the same drive volume. Both have LVM structure but it's not working. root@server [/mnt/usb]# ls /dev/sd* /dev/sda /dev/sda2 ...
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Mount two nfs's shares from different storage over the same directory on linux

I have a set of 4 Linux web servers on cluster all of them have the same mount point: /folder This /folder is a NFS mount share over a NAS but is full and no more luns/disk are available to expand ...
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Effectively handling 2+ million files

I have a file based DB that has about 2M files stored in 3 levels of subdirectories. 2/2/6253 2/2/6252 ... File a vary from 30 bytes to 60 KB. Whole DB is Read Only. DB is about 125 Gigabytes big. ...
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Permissions of newly created files on NAS mount

I've mounted a NAS partition as follows: server:/volume1/public /mnt/public nfs rw,suid,nodev,noexec,auto,user,async 0 0 All available files are both readable and writable ...
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Mounted with bind folder doesn't appear in FTP client if mounted a folder in a volume

I mounted an external folder (from outside the ftp folder) in the ftp folder with mount bind parameter this way: mount --bind sourcefolder destinationfolder The folder is correctly mounted and I ...
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Mounting NFS server through SSH reverse tunnel

Here is my setup: Office computer in a network, with no way to access from outside, (OC) embedded computer in the field (FC) Server in the office, containing data to which the field computer needs ...
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overlayfs: remount doesn't change parameters

I'm trying to mount -o remount an overlayfs in order to change to an updated lowerdir: $ mount -t overlay ovl /mnt -oworkdir=/.work -oupperdir=/upper -olowerdir=/lower $ mount -t overlay ovl /mnt ...
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Unattended installation of Ubuntu from USB drive — Not mounted correctly

I'm doing an unattended installation of Ubuntu-14.04-server with a USB drive on different type of servers (HP Proliant ML110, ML310, ML350). In some cases, the USB drive is incorrectly mounted on ...
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Auto mount usb keys on a static point?

I want to create a script to backup data for casuals. They have to insert a usb key and just have to click on a script to backup data on it. Unfortunately, in Centos 6.6 auto mount change the mount ...
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Write access on Apache WebDAV server

I have set up a WebDAV server running Arch Linux 3.19.3 and Apache 2.4, according to the Arch Wiki [1] [2] and the Apache Documentation [3]. The only changes I made to /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf: ...
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Allowing users to mount arbitrary directories

I'm attempting to roll out eCryptFS support for users on our RHEL infrastructure. One large snag has come up. Given a user with no root access and (preferably) without the use of sudo, how would one ...
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Glusterfs: Initialization of volume 'fuse' failed, review your volfile again

I have a GlusterFS volume hosted on a remote server. I can mount it from one of my other servers when I try to mount the volume, I get following error [2015-04-15 20:52:24.149773] I ...
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s3fs not fully auto-mounting on boot

I'm using s3fs 1.78 on Ubuntu 14.10. I have a particular read/write mount on S3 that I've set up to auto-mount at boot. In /etc/fstab, it looks like: s3fs#MY_BUCKET /mnt/MY_BUCKET fuse ...
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VXFS (veritas) File system filling up - except it's not

I have a Solaris 10 server which is reporting that a file system is filling up: # df -h /opt/CSCObac/var Filesystem size used avail capacity Mounted on ...
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ESXi 5 NFS mount with credentials

Is it possible for an ESXi 5 host to mount a remote NFS share using credentials other than root? (The default)? If so, how would one setup those credentials and mount from VSphere?
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NFS: can't unmount when server goes down. Must “fake” fsid on server1, NO SOLUTION WORKS ON SERVERFAULT

I have dir1 and dir2 NFS mounted to server2 from server1. If server1 suddenly dies or must be rebooted, AND dir1 and dir2 were not first unmounted on server2, then a remount of dir2 always fails ...
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Mounting network drive after network is ready

I'm trying to mount a samba network share to a local directory on startup. The following line in /etc/fstab works fine when I run mount -a: //share/folder /media/folder cifs ...
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is it possible to mount a host directory as a volume on a running docker container?

I only found instructions on how to run a container and mount a volume at the same time: $ sudo docker run -d -P --name web -v /src/webapp:/opt/webapp training/webapp python app.py Taken from the ...
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Hetzner script, configuring SSD + RAID1 image installation

I am trying to figure out how to set this configuration on my Hetzner server. The hetzner installimage script provides a default configuration (with comments: http://pastebin.com/tBqezpFn): # ...
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AWS Linux RHEL instance unable to format and load new storage partition

I have an AWS RHEL instance. Following are the storage devices on it: $lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT xvda 202:0 0 20G 0 disk xvda1 202:1 0 6G 0 part / I ...
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I have to “fudge” a change in /etc/exports in order to get mount -a to execute, what's the issue?

Whenever I have to reboot server1, the only way I can get NFS mounts back up on server2 is to change one of the "fsid" integers in the /etc/exports file on server1. Otherwise, the mount -a command ...
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How to change volume mount

I have two volumes in my EC2 ubuntu instance: NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT xvdb 202:16 0 40G 0 disk /mnt xvda1 202:1 0 400G 0 disk / I want the 400GB one to be the main ...
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Partition mounts

I had a problem with a corrupt grub config. I recovered it with Rescatux and was able to boot up. It appears thought that I am mounting the wrong partition because I can't find my old programs. Here ...
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How to remove entries from lsblk?

I have an AWS EC2 instance and I tried to attach and mount couple of EBS volumes on it. Somehow mount command was taking very long time so I deleted those volumes using AWS console. Now problem is ...
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How to mount a smb drive with different credentials (user name and password) on Linux?

Ok, I have here a laptop on which runs Linux (CentOS 7). The laptop will be used from different user's (which have all different login's on the laptop). We have in our network a Samba server. All ...
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Stale NFS handle, but nothing is mounted

I have an nfs server (192.168.1.180) that is sharing a directory to my rapsberry pi (192.168.1.32). I have had this working before. Recently, the server went down - but not the client. After ...
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CentOS 7 - Systemctl dependency problems with network mount and OpenSM

I have the follwoing problem. I want to mount a glusterfs share over Infiniband on an CentOS 7 client. The glusterfs share '/data' is severed by a host called storage1. For the client I I setup and ...
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Forcing user in both directions using bindfs

I have a specific OS user called 'app' which runs Dropbox. The app is deployed (in the same server) for multiple sites. But the Dropbox of the 'app' user has info about all sites. The dropobox has a ...