Questions tagged [mount]

Referring to the connecting of storage to/from a Raspberry Pi.

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Mounting USB-HDD with NTFS filesystem on Raspbian boot

I use Raspberry pi3+ as a small NAS (with Samba). I have to use a couple of HDDs in usb-sata cases with NTFS file system. Raspbian mounts them automatically on boot in /media/pi directory. I don't ...
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External SSD-Drive very slow when using mounted encrypted container

I have a Raspberry Pi4 (4GB) with a 250GB SSD connected via USB3. The SSD has a write speed of about 70MB/s, which is very nice. The SSD is mounted via fstab and the following settings: LABEL=DATA /...
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Cannot boot Raspberry pi into recovery mode

I am getting an error with my Raspberry Pi on boot: Kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(179,2) I have been trying to follow this answer: Kernel panic-not syncing: ...
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Auto detect for USB Device not working (Garmin Watch)

I would like my Raspberry Pi 3 to auto detect my Garmin watch USB device when connected it via USB to it. So I could copy the .fit files from the devices for subsequent processing. Currently I cannot ...
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Mounting all removable drives in one location

How can I automatically mount all removable drives in a folder (for example /mnt) and merge them together? I know merging multiple mounts is possible as per this question but I want to automatically ...
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Automount USB Memory Stick in Buster (not Lite)

When I insert a USB memory stick a window opens, as expected, inviting me to "Open in File Manager". However, when I press OK, I get a message: The specified directory '/media/pi/E1D1-A752' is not ...
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How to auto-mount usb drive on raspberry pi? [duplicate]

I'm trying to mount my usb drive on my raspberry pi automatically, so that I don't have to redo it every time the device starts. I followed the instructions here: https://www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/...
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Can't open mounted USB stick - Permission denied

I followed this guide to automount a USB stick to my Raspberry Pi 2. I'm using Raspbian Lite. https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/external-storage.md The USB stick is a Sandisk ...
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Why can't Pi 4B read a copied back-up micro-sd card in a usb card reader?

I am using the SD Card Copier accessory to make a micro-sd card back-up. The back-up card (in a micro-sd to USB adapter) is recognized by the copier as sdb, and I know that the copying is OK, because ...
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USB drive not mounting in CLI mode

I've been trying to get my USB drive to mount without having to launch into the GUI. I'm using a raspberry pi 3b+ with raspian OS. My current fstab entry for the usb drive is UUID=845-CG11 /media/...
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Fail to mount NAS network drive

I am attempting to mount a network drive. Since I am experienced with raspbian I've asked a friend that is for help, but neither him or I have managed to succeed. I'm, using a RPi-3b+ and a ReadyNas ...
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shell script does not invoke define variable in autostart script

I try to use the raspberry pi for power point presentation. I want to run this as auto ( I mean once the raspberry pi started or rebooted the power point presentation should run). Basically it works ...
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usbmount runs correcty but mount does not show up

I have installed usbmount on Pi 3 "Raspbian GNU/Linux Debian 10 (buster)". After rebooting or pugging in a USB hard-drive, I see this in /var/log/syslog: Jul 25 15:44:03 gbox usbmount[538]: loaded ...
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Raspbian retains last uuid ownership at mount, but where?

The following commands give user user2 rw acces to an external usb drive : sudo mount /dev/sda1 /home/user/mnt/my_mount sudo chown user2:user2 /home/user/mnt/my_mount Command umount sets ownership ...
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Why does usb drives autmount only for pi?

Attached usb drives are automatically mounted in /media/pi/ What makes that they automount in that directory ? Obviously this is configured somewhere.. What would be the way to customize this ? ...
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Raspberry 4 usbmount not working

As the title suggests, I am having issues on the new raspberry pi 4 with buster and USBMOUNT. Well, it's not working. At 3b+ there was a similar issue, you had to edit a file and change MountFlags ...
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“Proper” way to (permanently) mount USB hard drive?

What is the proper/best way to have a USB hard drive permanently mounted? I have done this using fstab using disk label as the identifier, but when I disconnected the drive and tried to boot the pi, ...
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SMB share: smbclient works, mount.cifs doesn't

I have a Timecapsule with some USB drives attached to it. I can access it just fine from OSX. I can also access it via smbclient on my Raspberry Pi: smbclient -U foobar //192.168.1.1/drive ...
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Prevent Automount of Camera

I am about to build a photobooth with my Canon DSLR and a RasPi. Now when I plug the USB of the camera, raspbian will automatically mount it and prevent my command line scripts from using it (device ...
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Auto-mounting NTFS with usbmount gives error “Transport endpoint is not connected”

I have tried to configure usbmount to automatically mount ntfs (and other file systems, like vfat and hfsplus which all work as expected) devices. Here is my /etc/usbmount/usbmount.conf file: # ...
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kernelPanic: VFS: can't mount root fs (179,2)

Every time I install 2018-11-13-raspbian-stretch-full.img or 2018-11-13-raspbian-stretch-lite.img on my SD card and plug it in the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ device, they first time it runs fine but I am ...
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RPi won't boot after editing fstab

My Pi was working until I followed this tutorial on how to auto-mount a specific drive on RPi boot. I added the following to the fstab file: UUID="123091823" /media/pi/"Orange Passport" auto ...
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RPi can write to /media/pi/MyPassport, despite no external media connected

It's my understanding that the /media/ folder is for mounted/External hard drives. I have hooked up an external hard drive for storage, and was writing to /media/pi/My Passport, no issues. However, ...
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Find usb device name to unmount/eject

I have a canon camera plugged into the usb of my Pi. I want to unmount or eject it but I dont know how to find the device name to supply to the unmount or eject command. lsblk gives the following ...
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How to loop mount an iso in raspberry pi?

I'm trying to do: sudo mount -o loop ubuntu-18.10-live-server-amd64.iso /mnt/ubuntu and getting: unknown filesystem type 'iso9660' Doing a: uname -a on my pi reveals: Linux pi 4.14.79+ #1159 Sun ...
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@reboot with crontab, what am I doing wrong?

I have an .sh file located at '/home/pi/startup.sh' which I want to have running soon after bootup. I have my crontab with the following information. # m h dom mon dow user        command 17 *        ...
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Unknown filesystem type 'hfsplus' when mounting HFS+ volume on Raspbian Stretch

I am looking to mount an HFS+ volume on my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian Stretch. I have just installed the packages hfsplus hfsutils and hfsprogs. When I run cat /proc/filesystems it looks like ...
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How to copy files from an SD in a USB card reader

I have a bunch of files I'd like to send to my rpi. I have them in 2 places: 1. on my mac and 2. on a an SD card for my pi that has corruption in the kernel and won't boot. I'd like to put the files ...
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PXE - reboot if nfs root fail

I have a full working PXE server and multiple Raspberry Pi 3b+ running on read only. My problem come from an issue we can face anytime, a connection loss. If we lose connection with the NFS server, ...
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RPi Samba share not mounting on BusyBox

From RPi /etc/samba/smb.conf: [Moviez] comment=Sona Orico1 drive path=/mnt/Orico1 read only=no browseable=Yes writeable=Yes create mask=0777 directory mask=0777 force ...
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Raspbian Stretch udisks2 automount

I have installed udisks2 on a minimal Raspbian Strech image, but I can't find any doc to understand how to configure it in order to have USB automounted device. Any help?
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Mounted external drive, samba shared directory, authentication problems with win 10 viewing

I've added a line to fstab to mount external drive. proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 PARTUUID=5c32fc0d-01 /boot vfat defaults 0 2 ...
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can't see and mount usb flash drive

I have a fat32 usb flash drive that I am trying to mount on a raspberry 3b+. the flash drive works perfectly on other computer. when I connect it to the raspberry, I can't see it. I tried df -h /...
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Raspbian compile single kernel module gfs2

I'm trying my best to get GFS2 mounted on top of a dual-primary DRDB /dev/drdb0 volume on Raspbian, but I'm hitting an issue. The DRBD volume has a working stonith/fencing cluster setup using ...
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What problems can occur when unplugging a (sync'd) USB drive?

I want to know if there are any specific technical reasons for not just unplugging a USB drive that is still mounted, provided: 1) All open files on the stick have been written to and closed 2) The ...
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How to edit Raspberry Pi files from SD card on Windows machine?

I am distributing multiple Raspberry Pi OS images, all images are almost identical, the only difference is that there is one file /usr/MyFolder/MyFile.txt which content is different for different ...
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How to mount Apple Time Capsule to Raspberry Stretch version 9

Tried to update related article but closed to members with less than 10 merits. So, this isn't a question. Instead, it's an update to article below. How to mount Time Capsule from Raspberry Pi Had ...
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sda2 is not on SD card. Don't know how to expand

I created image of raspbian jessie on 32GB memory card using dd command. sudo dd if=/dev/disk3 of=~/os_images/raspbian_jessie.img bs=1m then I used etcher tool to flash that image to the 120GB SSD, ...
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Can't mount USB drive

My USB drive won't mount! When I try to mount it using this command: sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sda /media/BackupUSB -o rw,umask=0000 it would just say that it is already mounted or in use, but it ...
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Using /mnt vs /media for Transmission storage on external hard drive

I was wondering if it makes a difference to mount an external hard drive at /mnt vs /media. I'm making a Transmission seedbox using an RPi 3b+, and different tutorials are suggesting different things....
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Mounting of USB drive within rc.local works only until I log-in

This worked prior to current upgrade. Here's my rc.local (fragment): date > /tmp/rc.log sleep 20 mount /dev/sda2 /mnt/sg3t/ df >> /tmp/rc.log sleep 10 df >> /tmp/rc.log after login, ...
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Mapping to Shared Drive on Linksys Router

I have a 2 TB Seagate drive on my Linksys WRT1900AC router USB. I can access it as a network drive on my Windows 10 PC and as an ftp site when I'm remote. I'm trying to access it on my RPi 3B+ ...
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Getting Service status and automatic mounting of external drives

I have following bash script, I wanted to add few more things to it: (This script runs from root cronjob every 6 hours). Device is Raspberry Pi running raspberian. #!/bin/bash # Script: temp_email.sh ...
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mount error(13): Permission denied

I am trying to share a folder from Windows 10, and mount on my Raspberry Pi 3. These are the steps I followed. Changed the permissions of a folder in windows, to give it full access to everyone. ...
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Can't access mounted HDD if I have't logged into Raspbian/Pixel Desktop first

Well, I'm a bit confused, so please, bear with me: I have a Pi3 with Raspbian (huh, the latest one, can't remember the name) and an external HDD plugged to it. I've been doing tests and reading stuff,...
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Is there a way to change the pmount mount point?

Based on this answer for automounting USB... Running Stretch Lite on a Pi3, running Openbox window manager, no desktop or session manager. Is there a way to change the name of the mount point created ...
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raspbian: unable to mount root fs on uknown block

I downloaded "raspbian stretch with desktop" .img file from the official raspbery pi website (kernel version 4.14), changed it to a .bin file so the recovery utility would recognize it, and mounted it ...
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Cannot seem to write to usb drive using pi user

Really simple problem, I have run the following commands: sudo mkdir /media/usb sudo chown -R pi:pi /media/usb show chmod -R 775 /media/usb Checked everything and made sure that pi owned the ...
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Raspian not booting after editing fstab and reverting changes

I have a RaspberryPi3 with a headless stretch installation. It ran a VPN server and a DNS server. Today I wanted to mount a HDD to use as a place to drop files in the LAN following this guide. After ...
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Remove automatic mount of external HDD

I have a external HDD that is mounting automatically on my rpi. Thing is I don't use it anymore, it makes noise, and if I disconnect it, rpi won't boot, until I connect it. I checked /etc/fstab, but ...