Questions tagged [mount]

Questions about mounting filesystems, such as those on internal drives or on CDs, DVDs, external hard drives or USB flash drives, or about using the `mount` command.

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Finding the 'tools' filesystem mounted on /init in WSL2

I have been using linux for a couple of years now, and thought I'd give WSL2 a try. Something that surprised me was how I could run Windows PE binaries (*.exe files) 'just so'. A bit of research led ...
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Existing /root User Directory Not Recognized at Boot

I believe a recent kernel update may have have caused my /root directory to stop being mounted/recognized at boot. I am on an ubuntu 20.04 server inside a vbox machine. Currently / directory loads ...
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USB problems in changing ownership

I am formatting an USB and no matter what I can not change the owner from ROOT to anything else, the permissions for the files are also set in some random way that I can not change. I have formatted ...
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mount -t sysfs always mounts the same filesystem disregard of specified source

I was trying to mount an uncompressed initramfs image on a folder to modify it, but when trying to mount normally it wouldn't recognize the filesystem. Then, all places on the internet told be to use ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 can not boot normally after auto mount sda2 filesystem partition

I have only Ubuntu 22.04 installed on my computer with a single old 80GB mechanical HDD. After updating Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04, everything was working smoothly but there was this line before booting: /...
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Question about jetson Nano and rsync

Recently I bought jetson nano of Nvidia, with eMMC. Unfortunely the eMMC has very little space so I decided to buy an external ssd to increase the space. I guy from the nvidia forum helped me a bit, ...
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brand new hard drive unmount on every bootup

I made an server with ubuntu and plexwhenever i boot it up my new 4TB hard-drive is unmounted and plex can’t find it’s content manually re mounting it works journalctl | grep sda spits this out 5 11 ...
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Cannot acces my other hard disks! help!

When I try to open my hard drive it gives this error message: unable to access location error mounting/dev/sdb2 at/media/user/b03c28983c285ba: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on/ dev/sdb2, ...
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how to find files copied in ubunut in NTFS drive

if I copied the file from the Ubuntu system to a passport with NTFS type, is there any solution to find the files I copied as the types are different or it is not copied as the sequence i did is I ...
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I installed zram-config on my Ubuntu 22.04 lts using the command $ sudo apt install zram-config. When i rebooted, i got this error message

I installed zram-config on my Ubuntu 22.04 LTS using the command sudo apt install zram-config. When i rebooted, i got this error message: [ 0.298606] CPU: 0 PID: 1 Comm: swapper/0 Not tainted 5.15....
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Unbuntu VM in Synology NAS; whis is the path to attached USB disk?

Sorry to disturb. I can't find the answer in available docs. TL;DR I have a Ubuntu VM in a NAS, and a USB disk connected. From a Terminal into the Ubuntu VM, what is the path and/or what is the mount-...
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udevadm test command on Ubuntu gives warnings not seen in Manjaro

I created a very simply udev rule /etc/udev/rules.d/99-local.rules that runs a script to create a file in /tmp when a USB key is inserted into my computer. I tested this on a Raspberry Pi 4 running ...
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Why Won't My Hard Drive Mount?

I have a hard drive that used to be an external hard drive on a Windows machine. It has since been extracted and is installed in my ubuntu machine as /deve/sda. Before I reformat or repartition it, I ...
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added space to my root directory but i am still getting full alerts. why?

I was having full alerts about my root partition. I added 30GB to that partition using gparted and all went OK. But, I am still having full alerts. What's wrong? (base) amen@ubu:~$ df -h Filesystem ...
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How do I auto-mount a LUKS disk at login WITHOUT unmounting it at logout?

So I have an external LUKS-encrypted disk connected to my machine, and I want to automatically mount it after I log in. After some Googling I found pam_mount, and it does exactly what I want, except ...
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Read only filesystem in ubuntu also I can't mount because read write is protected

Read only filesystem in ubuntu also I can't mount because read write is protected Ubuntu 20.04 I tried fsck,mount remount etc. My system is starting but I can't do anything because read write is ...
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System boot problems

Yesterday I needed to take my computer to another house. After this when I tried to start computer, I see this grub rescue Then I found that I need change prefix and root, so I tried this and saw ...
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While trying to shut down laptop, it is not shutting down even after pressing power button and shows error message

When I am trying to shutdown my laptop, it is not taking any coommand and after pressing power off button. The following things are displayed on my screen: [FAILED] Failed to start Show Plymouth Power ...
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Issue mounting NFS share with Ubuntu 22.04

I have a QNAP NAS with NFS shares on my LAN and am trying to mount them on my mostly vanilla Ubuntu 22.04 install. Running showmount on the client shows the NFS shares: ~$ showmount -e nas.localdomain ...
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Usb drive showing corrupted files after moving to a folder in same directory

I was trying to create a zipped folder of all folders in my USB stick. For that I created a folder named 'All' inside the USB folder (mounted under /dev/sdb1/) and used this command: mv !(All) ./All/. ...
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"wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /hostshare" when trying to mount filesystem passthrough on qemu/kvm

I need some help on solving a problem where when I try to add a filesystem passthrough on qemu/kvm sudo mount -t 9p -o trans=virtio /hostshare ~/hostfile i get the error: mount: wrong fs type, bad ...
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How do I access exfat files on Ubuntu 20.04 with missing permissions

When I manually mount or have caja automount an external usb hdd I can only see limited files/directories. $ sudo mount -t exfat -o rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,uid=1000,gid=1000,fmask=0022,dmask=0022,...
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Cannot write files

Someone else (who is not available) set up an Ubuntu server. It is hosting a web server (possibly Apache). I am not able to write new versions of the web pages. I logged in as root and went to one ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Unable to access to any usb drives

First of all, I have to confess I am not a very experienced Linux user. I tried to format a USB drive some weeks ago. I thought I failed to do it since I wasn't able anymore to access it from my ...
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Snap mounts showing up in File Explorer

As an Ubuntu user, I am more or less forced to use Snap. Especially since I keep everything as close to stock-standard as possible, for the most stable and well supported experience. With every ...
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How to change USB label from commandline?

Ubuntu 22.04 running Xfce4 and gparted. Have a USB harddrive that automounts under /media/[my login name]/21D3FB6E-1D96-4A40-B790-7AE74F0F465D I know how to change the label from gparted but want to ...
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Raid Level 1 md1 mounted to root has less memory than md2. I want to give root (md1) more storage(free space). Is this possible or necessary?

Raid Level 1 md1 mounted to root has less memory than md2. I want to give root (md1) more storage(free space). Is this possible or necessary, to expand the size of md1 in order to get more memory ...
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Unable to Mount NTFS Drives after upgrading to 22.04

It was working fine in 2.10. Now that I upgraded to 22.04, USB and my dual boot Windows 10 partitions in NTFS are not mounting. I tried Ventoy USB and it was working, was able to browse the contents. ...
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USB key not readable

I cannot mount my USB key. When using lsusb it is recognized : 7a8 > Bus 001 Device 013: ID 058f:1234 Alcor Micro Corp. Flash Drive When running tail -f /var/log/syslog, I get : Apr 30 17:13:51 ...
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Nautilus : Connect to server (ssh) can't find mounted fs in local files

With Ubuntu 22.04, when I use Nautilus to mount distant ssh server, I can't find anymore where it is mounted. "Open in local Terminal" has disappeared. There is only : "Open in remote ...
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How to merge a disk into current used disk without losing data?

I have created an ubuntu server where 2 Nvme disks are available. However, to my surprise only one of them is being used. After running fdisk -l I get the following results. Disk /dev/nvme0n1: 953.89 ...
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can't enable ACL

I started here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FilePermissionsACLs I see that acl is enabled on all mounts on my disk by default, but $ mount | grep acl yields nothing. I tried exlicitly enabling ...
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No block device created on connected USB drive after updates

for months now I've been doing physical backup from an Ubuntu Server 20.04 to USB drives I swap out and take off site. No rocket science, I plug in the drive, mount the block device, typically /dev/...
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Ubuntu 20.04 unable to load, stuck @Ubuntu screen

NEED HELP ASAP!!!! I am new to Ubuntu and used it for over 1.5 months now. I was going through a YT video to see 50 must things to do after installing Ubuntu 20.04 I made some changes to /etc/fstab to ...
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Can not automatic mount external disk as writable

I install Ubuntu 22..4 LTS but when click to external disk icon on file manager ask me the password (luks) and mount disk, but the filesystem is read only. In 20.04 LTS works fine but 22.04 is read ...
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How to add second HDD in Ubuntu without data loss that was used in Windows with partition?

I installed ubuntu replacing my windows 7. I had SSD and HDD in windows. SSD was Windows now its replaced with Ubuntu os.I need to recover and add my HDD that was used in windows. I need to add ...
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Changes to Windows partition are lost on reboot after mounting from Ubuntu

In Ubuntu, if I mount my Windows 10 partition, it looks like it mounted correctly and is a writeable drive, I can create folders and files within it, but when I reboot into Windows, those files don't ...
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Raid0 array destroyed because of one HDD not reconized

sorry for my bad english ! I've done a big mistake, i use f3probe --destructive not on my sd card but on a disk in a raid0 array, . now i can't mount the array, because no partition table are found on ...
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Create default directory

Sorry have a strong MS background and hence some trails of thought might seem odd. Ok here is what I have and try to achieve: Have: sda = nvme = install for Ubuntu 20.04 with root folders raid striped ...
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Displaying correct storage space using Samba (multiple hard disks)

I have created a shared folder using Samba that I access from a Windows computer. Just recently though I mounted a new drive to a folder inside the shared one, to "unify" the disks to one. ...
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Seeking Advice on VM Drive Transfer within a Ubuntu Guest on a Windows 10 Host

Windows 10 Host, Ubuntu 21.10 Guest on a VM. Previously was sing Ubuntu 21.04 on another VM for work but the old one's boot sequencer died when I filled the storage. [Since then mostly fixed it but ...
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HDD dead after mouting in Ubuntu

I mounted a HDD in ubuntu and started beeping all the time, i could see the folders but ubuntu didnt let me paste any contents inside even though it allowed me to create new folders. I restarted to ...
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How to extend ext3 filesystem without lvm? [duplicate]

There are some informations of my system. My disk has 59.7GB. I have already used 28GB. It remains about 30GB. Now, I want to add this 30GB to /dev/mmcblk1p1 which's mountpoint is /. I have already ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 login freezes after I tried to recover a partition with Testdisk

As the title says, i accidentally deleted my windows partition (i have dual boot) and then i tried to recover it using testdisk. After following this tutorial I rebooted the system and couldn’t login ...
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How to set mount point for new esp partition?

I created a new empty fat32 partition using GParted to install GRUB on because I want to separate GRUB from Windows Boot Manager but fstab requires a mount point, this is the original line in fstab: ...
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Odd mount behavior: Swap, ESP

I'm suddenly observing some odd mount behavior that is affecting both the swap and EFI system partitions, among others. The system is Lubuntu 20.04.4 in a GRUB multi-boot configuration with Ubuntu ...
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Can't access Ubuntu 20.04 after installing Windows(doesn't see EFI)

I'm having problem accessing ubuntu after installing windows. If I want to boot windows everything is fine, but if I switch to ubuntu it will just show bios table and require password. When trying to ...
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Mount NAS Ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to mount a NAS that is on my local network. This website tells me to use $ mount <NAS Ethernet Interface IP>:/share/<Shared Folder Name> <Directory to Mount> I'm a little ...
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Trying to delete steamapps from mounted SSD

I'm trying to delete steamapps from a 2tb ssd I mounted to ubuntu. Originally, I tried to move Steam from my boot drive to this second drive but to no avail. After this I went through the process of ...
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Svn server and multiple disks

I have a small problem with svn configuration on my Ubuntu system. My main svn path is /var/www/svn and everything is working correctly with it, but I would like to add a second physic disk and use to ...
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