How do I create a mount point?
- Click the appropriate icon in the tool bar to create a UFS or NFS mount point, or choose the appropriate option from the Object menu.
- Type a name and click OK.
- If you are creating a UFS mount point, skip to Step 6.
- Type the name of a server and click Probe Server.
What purpose you create a mount point in Linux? The mount point is used as the root directory of the filesystem, and that filesystem is accessible from that directory. The previous content of that particular directory become invisible and cannot be accessed until the filesystem is unmounted (detached).
How do I mount a drive in Linux?
- Launch terminal.
- Get disk or partition name that you want to mount.
- Check filesystem type of the disk or partition.
- Create a directory for mount point if it doesn’t already exist.
- Manually mount partition using mount.
- Check if drive was successfully mounted.
How do I add a permanent mount point in Linux? Using the “mount” command does not make your mounts permanent : you need to add them to the fstab file for them to be permanent. If you were to reboot your system without adding your mount settings to the “fstab” file, your drive partition would not be mounted on reboot.