mount command, and other filesystem-related stuff.
Make something prompt for the root password, and run as root -- I use this for a root mount feature.
asyncis good for SD cards and USB sticks.
- This is an old note; I don't know what this is any more.
Mount a directory ∞
This will also let you duplicate-mount a mountpoint to a second directory.
\mount --bind /mnt/source /mnt/target
Re-mounting read-write ∞
\mount -o remount,rw /dev/sdx /mount/point
Mounting an ISO ∞
\mount -o loop filename.iso /mnt/mountpoint`
Automatically mounting media ∞
2020-02-09 - Basically every distribution figures this out these days.
- Tested and works.
- Impenetrable classic UNIX bullshit.
Unable to mount a partition a second time? Specify its filesystem type with
-t.. and also check
/etc/fstab(fstab) to see if the filesystem is being specified incorrectly there!
Issues with Samba ∞
\umount -l /mnt/mountpoint
Apparently a forced
umount won't work, but
-l (lazy) does. Strange.
- Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning WebDAV is an acronym for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning. Usually http is a read only protocol, but if you install DAV on your web server, it becomes writable. Furthermore, if you use DAVfs, you can mount your web server onto your filesystem and can use it as a normal disk.
- Aims to provide a system allowing desktop-oriented applications, such as file managers and office applications among others, to have access to remote data storage facilities using a Virtual File System API.