HowTo: Remount /etc/fstab Without Reboot in Linux

The configuration file /etc/fstab contains the necessary information to automate the process of mounting partitions. You would normally have to reboot your Linux system, after editing this file. There is a simple way which will remount all the partitions from your /etc/fstab file without restarting the system. Run the following command as root: # mount […]

HowTo: Mount Remote Windows Partition (Share) under Linux

The article describes how to mount CIFS shares manually. The shares can be on a Windows computer or on a Linux/UNIX server running Samba. Prerequisites 1. Install cifs-utils, if it hasn’t been installed yet. This package contains tools for mounting shares on Linux using the SMB/CIFS protocol. # yum install cifs-utils # sudo apt-get install […]