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[Discuss] Mounting external hard drive on Open Solaris

On Thu, Jul 21, 2016 at 12:08:25PM +0000, Christopher Robinson wrote:
> Hello,
> I would appreciate any help with this issue.I run open Solaris on a Sun Ultra 20 machine. I want to add a Lacie Minimus external hard drive.However, the install Wizard is written in Windows and Wine will not load it.My computer recognizes the device and I was able to format it. However, I need to 
> create a mount point or file path so I can move files from my desktop to the drive.If anyone has a suggestions for writing such a script, I would be extremely appreciative.I am copying this message on the hardware hack list.

You create a mount point by making a directory, say

The mount itself is as simple as 
mount /dev/$DISKPATH /home/chris/externaldisk

If you want automounting when you plug it in, you'll need to
get advice from someone who does OpenSolaris desktop stuff.


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