How to allow non-root users on Linux to mount and unmount disks?

On a Linux box, we may allow non-root users mount and umount certain disks, such as /dev/sde1. How to allow non-root users on Linux to mount and unmount disks? Please check the tutorial at Controlling Filesystem Mounting on Linux by Playing with /etc/fstab: Allow non-root users to mount and unmount filesystems. Answered by Eric Z […]

How to avoid mounting failures blocking Linux booting?

Some entries in /etc/fstab may not not critical for booting Linux or even not available until Linux has booted. How to avoid the failures or unavailability of some mounting entries in /etc/fstab blocking the boot process of Linux? Please check the tutorial at Controlling Filesystem Mounting on Linux by Playing with /etc/fstab: Allow non-root users […]

How to write /etc/fstab entry for –bind mounting?

How to write /etc/fstab entry for –bind mounting like mount –bind /home/hadoop/hdfs/store-tmp /home/store/tmp From man 8 mount: Since Linux 2.4.0 it is possible to remount part of the file hierarchy somewhere else. The call is mount –bind olddir newdir or shortoption mount -B olddir newdir or fstab entry is: /olddir /newdir none bind Answered by […]