Mounting is the attaching of a file system to a computer

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USB drive not automounted when booting from external HDD

When first tinkering around with my Raspberry Pi 2 I just booted from the SD card and got my USB drive, which I'm using to host GIT repositories, to automatically mount on startup. In order to get ...
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Moving files from SD card to mounted USB drive using FTP client

What I'm trying to do is pretty simple: move a file from my SD card to a mounted USB drive, using filezilla as FTP client Here's what I get: Status: Renaming '/home/s0ubap/file.avi' to ...
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Raspberry Pi and read/write on NTFS with Raspbian 5/5/2015

I haven't stumbled across many recent articles or websites explaining how to get Raspberry Pi with Raspbian 5/5/2015 (and presumably later) working with an NTFS volume/drive. What is the default ...
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Raspbian 5/5/2015 will automount on cold boot and plugin, but not reboot, is that normal?

I'm working on getting my Raspberry Pi B+ to mount, automount, and mount with RW access drives and NTFS volumes. I just popped in a fresh microSD card with a fresh install of Raspbian 5/5/2015 and I ...
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What is the difference between /mnt and /media?

I'm new to Raspberry Pi and watching videos and reading tutorials that are years old. For example this one: Raspberry Pi Enabling full read write support for NTFS The Urban Penguin (the guy ...
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Mount exteral drive on startup RPi 2

So, I'm trying to mount an external USB drive to /home on a Raspberry Pi 2. I thought mounting an external drive upon startup would be easy. I added a line to /etc/fstab for the new device and ...
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mounting a SMB share onto Raspbian

Been trying to mount a NTFS network hard drive on raspbian, I've added the following line within fstab: //192.168.1.X/usb1 /home/pi/Desktop/HDD cifs guest,uid=1000,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8 0 0 when ...
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SD read only - how to make USB automount read write

I followed this tutorial to make the SD card of my pi read only. However when I plug in a USB drive stick, which is then auto mounted by the usbmount package as /media/usbX , the usb stick is also ...
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Downloading to network drive - Transmission Error: Is a directory /home/pi/mnt

To provide some background on what I am doing. I have a Mac on my network that has a bunch of Hard drives in it. On my rpi I use transmission daemon for downloading things. I have set up the rpi ...
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How to access xbian partition?

I've installed xbian on RPi. I want to edit the files in my SD card using my computer, Ubuntu 14.04. However, when I insert the SD card, the Ubuntu cannot mount the Xbian partition, and gives the ...
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External Hard Drive does not show up in devices though it is adequately powered

when running sudo blkid and sudo fdisk -l no usb drive shows. The output from dmesg however makes it appear that the external hard drive has no issues [ 3.409324] usb 1-1.3: new high-speed USB ...
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Error “error in check_disks” on OpenElec reboot

I used the search and I posted on this post, but it was deleted. I have the following error on boot: ***Error in check_disks:could not repair filesystem, dropping to debug shell, try to run 'fsck' ...
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Edit size of /root partition BEFORE writing it to SD card?

I have downloaded the latest Raspbian IMG (not NOOBS) onto my Raspberry Pi using wget http://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspbian_latest I then extracted it. I can mount the root partition to see ...
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How to automatically mount a samba drive on boot?

I have this in my /etc/fstab //192.168.1.1/S_Drive /mnt/readyshare cifs sec=ntlmv2,username=XXXX,password=XXXXX,uid=1000,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8 0 0 everytime I reboot the pi2, it says [FAILED] ...
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Raspberry not working though ssh and cannot mount with usb

Yesterday my raspberrypi was working fine, instead of shutting down properly just pulled the power plug. now when i turn on my raspberrypi it i see the red led on. but cannot ssh, i also have apache ...
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How can I mount or otherwise read the raspbian image on Windows?

Same as this question, but for Windows. I have already unsuccessfully tried to open the raspbian debian wheezy image with 7-Zip and Ext2explore. Next I'm going to install an Ubuntu Linux on ...
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RPi can't access files stored on USB-drive from CLI

I've got USB drive (SD-card reader to be exact) connected to the RPi. What I want is to access it's files while in console mode/CLI. The problem is that RPi doesn't see files stored on SD card - not ...
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selinux can not be mounted on booting?

I have a Pi B with Raspbian Jessie installed (upgraded recently from wheezy to jessie by changing sources.lst). I also use rpi-update to stay up to date. On every boot I get as the very first message ...
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Owncloud fails to create data folder

I'm trying to set up Owncloud on my Raspi following this howto: http://tech-blog.clericare.com/2013/08/how-to-deploy-owncloud-with-postgresql.html The Raspi should serve as an Owncloud server, a print ...
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Adding hfsplus file system to fstab

I have a external drive that is formatted in HFSX. And I have installed the hfsplus etc using sudo apt-get install hfsplus hfsutils hfsprogs After this I have retrieved the UUID for the disk using ...
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Mounting NFS Share: Special Device Does Not Exist

I'm trying to mount a NFS share on my NAS and hitting a few troubles. I can mount the NAS myself via the mount command but I can't get my /etc/fstab right. Some help would be appreciated! So my first ...
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Mount HFS+ under Arch Linux ARM

I'm trying to mount an external HDD that's formatted with an HFS+ (journaled) partition. community/hfsprogs has been installed, but mount -t hfsplus /dev/sda3 /mnt returns mount: unknown filesystem ...
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External hd won't automount [closed]

I'm running raspbian on a raspberry pi 2. I have an external USB hard drive plugged in (mains powered), and I can manually mount the drive, but I can't seem to get it to automatically mount. I ...
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OSMC has mounted 2 versions of my External HD

After a reboot OSMC has mounted my External HD with 2 versions. The original has become externalHD_ from externalHD and I can no longer access it. Why are there 2 and how do I prevent this? ...
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Rasberry pi noobs sd card shows /dev/sdb6 with fdisk when there are only /dev/sdb and /dev/sdb1 exist?

I'm trying to edit some init scripts that have gone haywire on my raspberry pi Noobs SD card, and since it's easier, I'm trying to edit them on a MacPro 3,1 Ubuntu box I have. After I plug the ...
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Why is my usb flashdrive automatically mounted, without fstab?

I plugged in a usb storage device for the very first time, and it automatically mounted the FAT32 partition called "HMN"? At first i was pleasantly surprised, but it's mounted as root. Q: How can i ...
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External HDD not always detected

It is detected perfectly fine on my Mac. It is self-powered an I hear it spin when I plug it in the Pi. Sometimes when I boot it shows when I run lsusb, sometimes it doesn't. If I unplug it and try ...
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Can't mount network drive - Permission denied

I'm running raspbian on an RPi2B and I'm trying to mount a network drive. I've tried the following: sudo mount -t cifs -o username=admin,password=passwd //192.168.1.1/root /mnt/myshare But I keep ...
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How do I delay transmission-daemon startup until all shares are mounted?

I've installed transmission-deamon on Raspbian. I've set it up to directly download on to a NAS share, which is mounted at /home/pi/nas/public via CIFS in /etc/fstab. All this generally works fine, ...
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Automatic mounting of NAS drive fails

I have set-up my RPi to automatically mount a NAS drive. My /etc/fstab file looks like: proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 /dev/mmcblk0p5 /boot vfat ...
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Mounting the Apple Time Capsule from Raspberry Pi

I tried to use the information on the other two Posts with similar questions and wasn't able to figure it out. I'm still new to this. I am trying to mount the Time Capsule so I can use the HDD on ...
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Attached Storage Mount Problem

I recently purchased a WD Passport Ultra 1tb to use as a backup on my Raspberry Pi B+ but for some reason I can't see /dev/sda1 to mount it. After doing ls /dev/ only /dev/sda appears. I've ...
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Unmount NFS shared drive without stopping nfs-kernel-server

I have a setup in which I have a Raspberry Pi B+ with Raspbian as file server, sharing a 5 disk usb rack. I don't whant the rack to be on all the time, so I turn it on when I'm going to use it and ...
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Mount error (112) : Host is down

I got this error message after an upgrade. Mount error (112) : Host is down Anybody know why? My mount cmd worked before... My media center is down.
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Mount windows share: Bad UNC

I am trying to mount a windows share using this command: sudo mount -t cifs -o username=USERNAME,password=PASSWORD \\192.168.2.12\TestShare mnt/ But it is giving me this error: mount.cifs: bad UNC ...
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df says free space, but no space to create file

I have a hdd attached to my raspberry pi and it is mounted on /media/hdd/ by the following line in the /etc/fstab: /dev/sda1 /media/hdd vfat uid=www-data,gid=www-data 0 0 I have the user www-data ...
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mount_afp - failed to open /dev/fuse: Permission denied

I am trying to mount a mac share on my Pi with mount_afp. When I try to add permissions when mounting: sudo mount_afp -o user=pi,group=pi afp://username:password@192.168.1.7/myshare ./mydir I get ...
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How do I mount to SAMBA drive on boot with raspberry pi?

The only way I have managed to mount the drive is by typing the command: > sudo mount -t cifs //"IP"/hdd1 /home/pi -o uid=1000,iocharset=utf8,username="USERNAME",password="PASSWORD",sec=ntlm ...
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Automount NTFS HDDs in specific locations and share them in LAN

O.S: Raspbmc I need to share 4 HDDs over my LAN, but the fstab I wrote does't work as I aspect. Edit1~ Here's the part of fstab made for those HDDs: #External HHDs LABEL=Incompleted\040Seasons ...
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cifs mount window share stopped working

So I had a server 2003 windows share on a domain working on the RPi but the other day it stopped working. I checked with the system admin to see if anything had changed, and he had indeed made ...
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I have 2 raspi on the same LAN, How one of them have to pick up a picture from the other

There are answers on this theme but too complicated...as I need only that, that one of the Raspi pick up everyday the picture (temperature graphs) made by the other. What is the simplest way to do ...
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PANIC: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,2)

I unplugged my RPi (RPi#1) and moved it to another power outlet, and plugged it back in. RPi#1 is the brains of my distributed setup, containing the database and biggest SD card. All of the data my ...
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How do I setup automount of any (mountable) USB drive in Raspbian?

I used fstab to mount a specific device automatically at boot in a specific location. That is very simple but not what I need now. Is there a way to setup the automount of any mountable USB device I ...
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NAS storage mount is not showing

I got my first 2 pies yesterday, and they are indeed funny to play with. But I have a problem, when I try to mount my NAS server to pi1, nothing happens. - Funny is that I do the same thing on pi2, ...
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How to fix: mount error(22): Invalid argument?

I used to mount a Time Capsule share and everything was working great. Recently, probably after a system update, sudo mount -a give the following error: $ sudo mount -a mount error(22): Invalid ...
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What to do when raspbmc loses mounted usb hard drive?

I have a raspberry pi with raspbmc installed on. It used to run very stable, no issues at all. Since I have installed BitTorrent Sync, that has changed however. When I restart BitTorrent Sync or when ...
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Why does my USB drive appeared split in two?

I put a 64GB Kingston USB key in one of the USB ports on the Pi. It has been recognized and mounted automatically and I am able to write files, but why, in the MEDIA directory, has KINGSTON has been ...
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How do I mount the correct drive everytime the Raspberry Pi reboots?

I generally know how to mount hard drives in a UNIX system. But I am confused with one thing. Say I have disk #1 and disk #2. I mount disk #1 with sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/drive. How will I know that ...
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My Windows share will not mount during boot

I've added a line to /etc/fstab to automatically mount a Windows share on boot. I have tested it using sudo mount -a and the mount shows up correctly and I'm able to access it as expected. However, ...
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How to mount a Raspbian SD card on a mac

I have a running RaspberryPI Image. Now I want to do the following: Access the files on my Mac when accessing the SD Card Be able to copy the SD Card to have a clone of the current system In Disk ...