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how to add a raw device on RHL

I am using a server to which someone added a harddisk. I am struggling to get this to work. I am a regular Linux user (but haven't done this stuff before). I have googled up and tried to follow the ...
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How can it be that mounting and unmounting takes hours to complete?

I am running an Ubuntu server 10.10 machine with 24 hard disks (and two OS drives). I am using a script to mount all the drives to their desired mountpoints. This works pretty fast, as expected, ...
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Raid0 assemble disk again?

Our server recently suffered a disk failure, so our hosting provider put a new Disk in with CentOS so we can login and see if we can recover the data. We had 2 x 120 GB SSD drives in software RAID0 ...
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1answer
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Error while mounting partition with Live CD

While booting my system, It is going into initramfs prompt and it is giving some error. Before taking any further steps, I planned to take a backup my data from hard disk. So, I bootted the system ...
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How to move the MySQL datadir with minimal downtime?

Let's say I have partition sda2 mounted on /var and it's almost full. I have a second disk sdb whose partition sdb1 I want to mount as /var. Now since a running service (mysql) is using /var all the ...
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Mounting local external hard drive on a remote machine [closed]

I have an external hard drive, which stores extremely large files. This is LOCAL and is connected to my laptop/desktop. I run many different programs on a REMOTE Linux server. I need to use some of ...
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1answer
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Mounting an old LVM hard drive in Fedora 17 gives error message

On Fedora 17, I am trying to mount a hard drive as slave using the following command: mount /dev/sda5 /mnt/fedora8 And I get this error: mount: unknown filesystem type 'LVM2_member' How do I ...
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1answer
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How to properly mount the extra hard disk space?

I am asking for help on how to properly mount the extra hard disk space. Here is my situation. Running fdisk -l, give this result root@ ~]# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 2000.3 GB, 2000398934016 bytes ...
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SUSE VM looking for wrong partition Ids

I've got a SUSE instance running on a Hyper-V (Win Server 2008 R2) host. Initial install was fine. After setting up Apache, MySQL, etc... I shut down the VM and snapshotted it (So I could revert if ...
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Adding Extra Hard Drives Debian Fdisk

well I just got a new server and it's a little different than what I'm use to, when I run cfdisk I get WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't support GPT. ...
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How to change mount point for /home

I am using CentOS 5.8 x64bit I have all my users directories in the /home/ directory, the drive which CentOS is installed along with /home is on /dev/mapper/VolGroup01-LogVol00 And its getting ...
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Change Hard Drive Mounted Location Debian

I just realized my hard drive is mounted to the wrong directory, how many I change the directory in which it is mounted? Thanks!
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Mount Second Hard Drive Debian [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to mount a second hard drive? Debian I got a second hard drive added to one of my servers but now I have no clue how to mount it and have it recognizable by the os. ...
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1answer
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Mounting an NFS Volume at Startup

What's the best way to mount an NFS share during boot?
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1answer
431 views

I can't umount a partition on Centos

I had a drive fail of sorts. Now when I try to umount it is says the device is busy despite the device not being in /dev/ Any ideas how I can umount it.
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Hard drive mounting Question Debian Linux

Hey I just bought a new server and it's running debian it has 2 2tb hard drives in it, and I'm looking to mount the second one to a specific folder. an fdisk -l gives me this Disk /dev/sda: 2000.3 ...
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Mounting 2.5“ SSD in Antec Atlas 550's 3.5” bay

Just got some new SSDs to add to my servers, unfortunately there doesn't appear to be anywhere to actually mount them. The cases are Antec Atlas 550 mid-tower server cases. The problem is that the ...
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2answers
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How to mount a second hard drive? Debian

hey, well I mounted my hard drive to var/www/disk2/ but obviously since the first hard drive is on / all the files on var/www/disk2/ are going to count towards the space on the the first hard drive ...
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Is there a problem with having massive amounts of self-mounts?

I have a configuration in which I want to use a huge amount (1000-10000) of self mounts (mount --bind). My filesystem is ext4 in RAID 1 with two 400GB HDDs. Basically, what I am trying to do is ...
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What service to use to backup 100+ gigs of data as mounted block-level storage? [closed]

I'm looking for an online solution to mount a drive as block-level storage and perform backups on it. I'd use S3 for this, but it's not block level. I'd use rackspace for this, but again, it's not ...
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1answer
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Mounting a hard disk

I am new to Linux environment. I added a hard disk to my system. I am running Enterprise Linux Machine. It is not mounting my hard disk. Can any one tell me how to mount it? Thanks, Narendra
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Tell ubuntu to ignore dead hard drive during booting?

How can I tell Ubuntu to ignore my dead hard drive during booting? I know my secondary hard drive is bad, but I cannot take it out. Every Reboot takes forever because Ubuntu tries to read from it for ...
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2answers
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Mount remote windows harddrive

Alright, this hard drive that I need to mount is on a windows machine, in a different town. What would be the best approach for this? I would like it in fstab if possible, and a little bit of ...
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How do I mount sub-directory to a hard drive in Linux?

Let us assume that I have two hard drives (A,B) and have the following directories: /var/www /var/www/upload Currently if I upload a file to /var/www OR /var/www/upload ; it will be saved in drive ...
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How can I mount a hard drive as read-only on Windows XP?

I recently had reason to move a hard drive from a computer that blew up to another computer for the purpose of recovering data. Under the (unfortunate) circumstances, both the donor and the recipient ...
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Manage USB hard disk on Ubuntu

I have some USB drives attached to my Ubuntu machine, I was looking for some commands to: Power-Off a drive after umounting it. Power-On and Re-Mount. Does it make sense to power-off and on a USB ...
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How do I mount a “GPT Protective Partition” in Windows XP?

I formatted an external USB harddrive while it was connected to a 32-bit Windows 2003 Server Std. edition server. After loading it up with files, I moved it to my Windows XP SP3 where it didn't show ...