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Re: Command line mounting all partitions of pluggable device




Top posting intentionally:  I guess the key is something has to know where to 
mount those devices, and you are the one that has to decide that and tell 
mount in one way or another.


On Monday, January 14, 2019 10:01:15 AM rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Monday, January 14, 2019 09:12:30 AM Richard Owlett wrote:
> > On 01/14/2019 07:33 AM, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > > On Monday, January 14, 2019 08:11:11 AM Richard Owlett wrote:
> > >> How do I mount all partitions of a specific device
> > >> (e.g. /dev/sdc)?
> > > 
> > > Assuming there are entries in fstab for each partition,
> > 
> > There are not. I have a varying number of devices. Each device is
> > normally associated with a specific function (e.g. sneaker-net) or
> > personal project. A specific physical device may be reformatted and
> > assigned a new purpose.
> > 
> > > you could use a (bash) for loop, like:
> > > 
> > > for i in  /dev/sd<device_letter>*;  do  mount $i; done
> 
> Hmm, well, that makes it (for me) harder.
> 
> If they all have similar mounting options (e.g., RO, things like that), and
> the mount points correspond to some system (e.g., /dev/sd<device_letter><n>
> gets mounted on /mnt/<mountpoint><n>), then you might modify the mount
> command in that loop appropriately, e.g.:
> 
> mount  /dev/sd<device_letter><n> /mnt/<mountpoint><n> <options>
> 
> Or, if groups of those devices have mountpoints that correspond to some
> system, then you could haved multiple for loops to do the groups.
> 
> Or you could put mount commands in a file, one line per file, and run  a
> for loop on the lines of the file, or some variation of this.