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Format HDD in Linux

So very recently we needed to quickly get a new 3TB HDD set-up in Cent OS 7 as a backup server. We couldn’t afford the time to spend an age on it so when with the simple and powerful fdisk. 214 more words


How to view NFS mount options

If your NFS directory is automatically mounted at boot, then find its mount options in /etc/fstab. There might be options such as defaults which are expanded to actual options at mount. 47 more words

Quick fstab reference

The /etc/fstab file is used to set permissions on disk drives when mounted at boot. Based on this, one is able to read/ write/ execute files on the disk. 349 more words


SSD trouble

One of my PCs has a 60.0 GB Corsair Force GT SandForce Driven SSD. When I bought it, I read a bit about SSDs and… 624 more words


How to mount a CIFS share from /etc/fstab ?

1) Install cifs-utils package

# aptitude install cifs-utils

2) $ mkdir /home/username/share

3) Create CIFS credentials file /home/username/.cifs-credentials


4) $ chmod 600 $HOME/.cifs-credentials… 28 more words