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

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Mounting NTFS Input/Output Error - but is due to NTFS-3G version

Recently after upgrading my Debian system I was still able to mount ntfs partitions, but I could not changedir into any directory, and all file status information was shown with question marks ????? ...
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Cannot access nfs share

On my Debian 8.4 system, I would like to run a postgres database. The data should reside on an NFS mounted folder. # cat /etc/fstab xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:/volume1/srvPostgres on /var/lib/postgresql type ...
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Overmount existing directory contents at runtime

I have the following scenario: users run software installed in /path/to/software I create a file-backed FS image with exactly the same contents as in /path/to/software I mount the image using ...
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Auto-mount SFTP share in fstab

I have a SFTP share on my server wich use standard authentication. On my client, I have edited the /etc/fstab file and added : user1@192.168.1.50:/ /mnt/share fuse.sshfs port=22,defaults,_netdev 0 ...
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Use a SMB Drive as an apache directory

Want to store some data got with an apache server in a NAS mounted as a SMB Share. I've mounted it with /etc/fstab and wheb i want to put some file as apache user, everything is working. But when ...
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Can systemd's .mount units be used to mount to points within a service's namespace only?

I am interested in setting a temporary directory that exists for the duration of the .service unit's running - exactly like the PrivateTmp= directive but on a custom mount point specified by a systemd ...
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How can we run a logon script to mount drives UAC?

We have a small environment where we are setting up mountable drives using a login.bat file, reason why we are doing this because our script first tests whether the folder is created for that user, ...
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Cannot Create A Directory Called 'partition' On msdos Flashdrive

Really strange issue that I've encountered. I have fedora 23 and a flash drive that I play with writing some scripts for mount/unmount operations: /dev/sdb1 on /run/media/mymounts/kol type msdos ...
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Can't mount SATA drives when moved from USB enclosure to internal

I have had 4 external drives connected over USB to my Dell Precision 490 workstation. They are in /etc/fstab by uuid and formated as UUID. UUID=04c37bff-b93e-440e-acd0-3d984ddb2ec3 /mnt/drive0 ext4 ...
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NFS mounts depending on other NFS mount fail to mount at boot

I have setup 5 NFS mounts in /etc/fstab. The first one "parent" mounts on local mount point /foo and the other 4 "child" in mounts points on the first one: So let's say the second is /foo/test1. The ...
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Mount bind not taking affect in fstab - Centos 6

I am using this line in fstab to bind /sftp/feeds/incoming to /var/www/online/public_html/feeds /sftp/feeds/incoming /var/www/online/public_html/feeds none bind 0 0 But it is not taking ...
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Prevent writing to unmounted sshfs mount point

Assuming I have a folder /mnt/mountpoint that I use as a mountpoint for some sshfs-mounted directory: sshfs user@host /mnt/mountpoint Now, I want to prevent applications to write to ...
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Trying to clone one disk to another but one starts up with a parition and the other doesn't

I've got an Amazon EC2 m1.small that I am trying to migrate over to t2.small. I'm aware that because of the virtualization type being different on both types that there is no direct upgrade path. ...
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Mounting a share with white spaces in name using Solaris

I am trying to mount a file system on Solaris that includes white space in both target and source names. for example: nas:/shares/windows/international/Financial Data/OEM/Connect Direct - ...
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Mount partition as read-only until reboot

Is it possible on Linux to mount a partition as read-only at boot time and make sure it cannot be re-mounted as read-write until next boot / power off?
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unable to mount XFS after rescue

I am facing strange problem with XFS file system. Below is the exact scenario: I'd a corrupt 2 TB disk with XFS (I/O error), so that decide to rescue data from old disk to new disk. I'd run ddrescue ...
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Get free capacity of an ocfs2 volume

I want to get free capacity of an ocfs2 volume (ocfs2-tools version 1.6), which is not mounted any where. Is there way to do that. Thanks
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Mounting virtual disks on XenServer

I want to mount virtual disks on the XenServer host. I don't have any free space to create a partition this way and want to use a virtual disk on local storage to store ISO images. I can't find any ...
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Mounting disks of remote ESXi pair as a LUN in local ESXi server

Imagine a pair of servers with fiber channel adapters. Normally each one can connect to the shared SAN storage using its HBA and fiber cords, Now, eliminating the SAN, is it possible to interconnect ...
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Best and cheapest way of expanding storage on a server

I provide photo editing services, so customers send their photos to me through website, and I send them back through website once edited. I need about 1TB storage when I keep files for 1 month. I'm ...
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postgresql on iscsi that refuses to start … on server's boot - Redhat 7.1

I installed a postgresql database on Redhat 7.1 and I decided to move the database on an ISCSI device (LUN) inside a logical volume, mounted at starting of the machine (xfs formatted). The mounting ...
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Is there a way to mount a Windows CIFS share and bypass the password prompt without a password file?

I'm trying to mount a Windows cifs share (shared by Windows) onto a CentOS box, per user. Users are all in Active Directory. So, every user who logs into their Linux box should be mounting the drive ...
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Unmount a rbind mount without affecting the original mount

There is another question discussing about umounting rbind mounts, but the solution has unwanted effect. Consider the following directory layout: . ├── A_dir │ └── mount_b ├── B_dir │ └── ...
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Mount ZFS dataset in unprivileged container

First a bit of information about my configuration: Ubuntu 15.10 ZFS pool created LXC containers stored in pool/lxc Dataset created in pool/mydataset owned by user1 Now I need one of the containers ...
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How to make NFS accesses time out much faster

We have a load-balanced web app that serves some images off an NFS mounted drive. When the NFS server goes down, it ends up bringing all of the web instances down. Currently the volume is mounted ...
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unmounted logical volume is “busy”?

I'm trying to shrink an ext4 filesystem on a CentOS 6 server. I did a lazy unmount of the filesystem while I waited for some processes to finish running. They've all finished running but I can't ...
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mount -o loop hangs

mount -o loop /example/example.img /mnt hangs for hours in dmesg only: ext3_orphan_cleanup: deleting unreferenced inode 104502 /var/log/messages kernel: < inode 10 inode 10 inode 10 inode ...
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CoreOS persistant data storage ( creation + backup + restore )?

Im planning to move my whole server stack to coreOS and using docker. The problem is currently there seems to be no good solutions to create a persistant data storage , back it up and easily restore ...
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fstab entry to mount NFS with password

i need mount at boot a disk using NFS, to mount manually from console i type: mount //192.168.0.1/NASShare -o username=administrator,password=pass /mnt/NAS To /etc/fstab i added this line: ...
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sudo NFS SUID not working

Today I decided to move my NFS files from an ext4 HDD to an ext2 HDD using mc. Since then I am having trouble running the sudo command on all clients. When I try to run it I get an error saying ...
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How to safely move /tmp directory to a new directory with same name and dedicated mount point?

I have created a new /tmp.new directory with dedicated mount point. I want to use that one to replace /tmp without dedicated mount point. I would like to use the commands of mount --bind, mount --move ...
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Mount folder automatically in home directory for every old&new user

I want to allow access to /var/www/dev/ to every user in my system (+50) via their home directory For one particular user I can do: mkdir /home/user_name/www_dev mount --bind /var/www/dev/ ...
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Windows directories keeps getting unmounted on two identical Red Hat servers

Was refered here by the kind people at stack overflow. We have a pretty severe problem at my research center. I have, together with IT, set up an infrastructure like this: Users use their laptops at ...
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Ubuntu 14 mount.cifs with credentials did not work

I can mount the Windows share drive in the following way: mount.cifs //192.168.1.151/_wymiana /mnt/share_2 -o user=wega,password=1234 but I can not in this way: mount.cifs ...
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A lot of 'tmpfs' in CentOS7

I migrate 10 CentOS6 to CentOS7. For six month all the servers are working great aside from one. The DB that is running on is having problems every couple of days, the only different from that server ...
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Want to understand XFS strangeness

have a XFS partition that I find to act very strangely. It mounts fine under a system but won't mount under others --of which my main system. As I'm new at XFS, I'd love to hear from users more ...
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nfs(v1.2.8) client does not support all_squash option

$ /sbin/mount.nfs --version mount.nfs: (linux nfs-utils 1.2.8) $ mkdir -p ~/mnt && sudo mount -t nfs -o rw,all_squash xx.xx.xx.xx:/lgtm/path/to/share ~/mnt mount.nfs: an incorrect mount option ...
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FreeNAS Jail - Mount nullfs at jail boot

I have a need to mount using nullfs for a jail in FreeNAS and want this mount to be automatically set up at boot of the jail. I have not had luck finding a clean documented way of doing this that ...
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mount.cifs operation not supported but smbclient connects as expected

When mounting OSX 10.9.5 shares on Debian 8.2 with mount.cifs ver. 6.4: mount error(95): Operation not supported Credentials are not the issue. I can access them via smbclient. Mount reads domain ...
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How to btrfs check a root partition

I'm sure the reason I'm having a brain fart is because it's late, but how can I go about performing a btrfs check on the root partition? The device needs to be unmounted, which can't happen because ...
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External Drives on RAID/LVM configuration

I had 2 drives corrupted and now replaced with new ones sitting on RAID 0. After installing the new drives I have attached the 2 old corrupted drives via usb to retrieve data from them. These 2 drives ...
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Prevent deleting mounted directory

I have this: /home/devsite1/public_html/media on /home/devsite2/public_html/media type none (rw,bind) I mistakenly thought that deleting /home/devsite2/public_html/media would have no effect on the ...
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io error on no-match glob within cifs OSX -> debian jessie mount

Using a wildcard/glob (at least * and ?) in bash causes an input/output error when there are no matches on a samaba cifs mount in Debain Jessie 8.2. On other filesystems, the expected No such file ...
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Is there a way of exporting fstab info for device which is currently mounted?

Does there exist any tool which can tell you what the fstab line for a mount should be? Ie. it looks at something which has been mounted manually and tells you the line which you would have to add to ...
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Best way to set up a shared drive for a company using Linux (eg. Ubuntu Server)?

I am trying to find out the best way to set up a shared drive for a company which has 50+ users in 3 office locations in different cities. They basically need a drive with a common folder to store ...
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Bindfs ignores user in /etc/fstab

I'm trying to mount a directory under a specific user:group combo. Using bindfs on the command yields the expected results: root@system:~# bindfs foo bar --user=fooz --group=baz root@system:~# ls ...
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NFS mount point is not being accessible after stopping NFS service

I have shared a directory on my NFS server to another machine. I am successfully mounting the NFS Share and able to access. After few days, I was supposed to stop the NFS service on the NFS server ...
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Couldn't define user password in fstab

I am trying to add the below entry to /etc/vfstab on Solaris 11.2 to mount a windows shared folder on reboot time: //192.168.1.45/share - /mnt/winshare smbfs - yes ...
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/home /opt /tmp /usr /var on a single partition of another hard drive Debian 8 [closed]

I have a production server for which I would like to move the /home, /opt, /tmp, /user, /var to the ~300GB partition specially created for this purpose. No straightforward explanation found on how to ...
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remote location mounted with mount.fcifs doesn't show in FTP

I am using Centos 6.6 and I mounted a remote location by this command: mount.cifs -o user=adrian,pass=1234,uid=adrian_site,gid=psacln //server/path /local/path So I specified the user and group, in ...