Re: Command line mounting all partitions of pluggable device
- Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:40:13 -0600
- From: David Wright <deblis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Command line mounting all partitions of pluggable device
On Mon 14 Jan 2019 at 19:06:29 (-0600), Richard Owlett wrote:
> On 01/14/2019 02:18 PM, David Wright wrote:
> > On Mon 14 Jan 2019 at 10:20:51 (-0600), Richard Owlett wrote:
> > > On 01/14/2019 09:22 AM, Thomas Schmitt wrote:
> > > > rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > > > > > Assuming there are entries in fstab for each partition, [...]
> > > > > > for i in /dev/sd<device_letter>*; do mount $i; done
> > > >
> > > > Rchard Owlett wrote:
> > > > > There are not.
> > > >
> > > > In the most general case i would have a where-to-mount directory with
> > > > lots of directories for the various partitions (here 10 drives with
> > > > 20 partitions each).
> > >
> > > But thankfully I don't have to deal with the most general case as I am
> > > as compulsive about giving all partitions a reasonably unique label as
> > > Debian is about assigning UUIDs.
> > "Reasonably unique" doesn't really cut it.
> For my current 2.2TB, the labels seem acceptably unique:
> > MainCdrive my-big-dvd fromdell richardofdell debversionricharProjects F_drive OldMachine fullstretch debian8.6 recover-common
> tomboy-testing owlcommon new-net-inst good-fvwm tst_mysql tst_mariadb
> dummy target gddrescued_commo jessie8-6-6 common stretch-2nd
> 17oct2017 common-bak backup_homedirs myhome dectest scratch_pad
> FreeAgentGoFlexDrive windows GOFLEXPART5 recovered mate-full
> post-failure MISC-backups
Sure, but this sort of ad hoc naming "scheme" means that you have to
be aware of the entire current population of names every time you
create a new one. That presents a danger of collision.