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

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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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NFS mounts not visible for other users in system

Recently I faced an issue of limited visibility of mounted NFS shares on windows 2008 server. Situation is like this: as user A I have mounted NFS share (from linux server) as User A I'm executing ...
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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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Can we mount multiple disks as one directory?

Are there way to mount the different disks as one directory? Assuming I have some disks with ext4 partitions: /dev/sda1 1Tb mounted as /store1 /dev/sda2 2Tb mounted as /store2 /dev/sdb1 2Tb mounted ...
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Filename encoding switched to UTF-8 by tar when untaring to Windows share

We have different Magento installations (webshop) that allows images to be added to a product freely. When an image is added to a product, the file is named in a specific way that sometimes ...
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How can I mount a Windows_FAT_32 USB flash from CentOS running in VirtualBox? [migrated]

I am trying to recover the files on an SD card (SanDisk 64GB) that was in a Galaxy Note II. The Note 2 itself died suddenly, and it doesn't seem recoverable. Rather than seek another Galaxy just to ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 glusterfs volume failed to mount at boot time

I have just setup 7 KVM guests, all running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit Minimal server to test out glusterfs 3.2.5 from the Ubuntu official repo. Two of them form a mirrored pair (i.e. replica 2), and five ...
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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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Mounted NFS directory not writable by Apache / PHP

Need some help here with NFS. Here's what I have (all servers running CentOS 5.6 with SELinux): 172.17.20.1 - Primary server with static IP. Varnish redirects requests to the web servers. 172.17.20.2 ...
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Mount shared folder (vbox) as another user

I'm trying to mount my vbox shared folder every time my ubuntu starts. So, I added an entry on /etc/init with this: description "mount vboxsf Desktop" start on startup task exec mount -t ...
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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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NFS fails to mount through openvpn tunnel

I am trying to establish an nfs connection through an openvpn tunnel. It really anoying and i dont know what to try next. The connectein test has been made on several platforms now. used ...
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How can I introspect the “shared subtree” mount flags for a particular mount?

Under Linux, the shared subtree flags control how a mountpoint is shared with parent and child mount namespaces. These flags include MS_SHARED, MS_PRIVATE, and MS_SLAVE. How can one see which of ...
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How to mount vfat drive on Linux with ownership other than root?

I'm running into trouble mounting an iPod on a newly upgraded Debian Squeeze. I suspect either a protocol has changed or I've tickled a bug, which I don't know where to report. I'm trying to mount ...
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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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Mounting image files created for iSCSI target daemon

I have recently installed a iSCSI environment on a Ubuntu Server. In this system i have used images created with the following command: dd if=/dev/zero of=/storage/lun1.img bs=1024k count=20000 as ...
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How do you validate fstab without rebooting?

I modified /etc/fstab. I verified the new devices and I can mount them with the mount command. How may I validate the modifications made to /etc/fstab ?
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/tmp used 100% where is files?

On Centos 6.3 server I noticed that /tmp has no longer free space to store files. [root@]# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/vg0-lv_root ...
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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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mkfs fails complaining that: “/dev/sdb is apparently in use by the system; will not make a filesystem here”

This is Ubuntu server 11.10. /dev/sdb is not mounted (see outputs below) and is not used by any process that I can see. Its not used for swap as well. This is a 2nd IDE drive in the server, ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Secure way to mount a password protected cifs share in mac

I'm maintaining a heterogeneous network of mac and linux so I decided to create a little perl script to unify mounting strategies across machines. Actually, I already have a working perl script, ...
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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 ...
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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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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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How to mount a windows administrative share on linux via SMB

I'm currently trying to mount a windows shared drive under linux. The machine is using windows 7 and by default it shares all windows drives if you login as an administrator. I've been able to login ...
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Error while mounting /dev/md0 on aws instance

I created an instance with 16 EBS volume in AWS. Then I created RAID and mounted to one of the directory and loaded some data. I detached the volumes and terminated the instance. Again I created an ...
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How to mount large LVM image on ubuntu 14.04 on root?

I am running ubuntu 14.04.03 and need to mount thinly provisioned lvm volumes for glusterfs to the system. I did this first by adding them to /home/glusterfs/dir, this worked as /home has 120G of ...
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Command find show “Value too large for defined data type”

When I run the "find" command in any folder, works perfect, but only in a particular folder I get this: root#find . find:.: Value too large for defined data type It is a shared folder from another ...
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Permission denied on mount via ipv6

There is a ubuntu machine with these addresses root@soup:/# ifconfig eth1 eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 08:00:27:09:90:1c inet addr:192.168.56.101 Bcast:192.168.56.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 ...
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How to mount a this logical volume

I would like to mount /dev/sda2. How am I supposed to do that? Bellow is the output of fdisk, df, lvmdiskscan, lvdisplay, vgdisplay, lvscan. [root@IctThtSoluti-06 ~]# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: ...