Mount a partition or volume on command

Aug 25, 2009 - Leave a Comment

mac terminal I have an external drive partitioned in various ways, one of the partitions is formatted to FAT32 and I don’t need access to all the time. So how do I keep that from showing up needlessly when I plug the drive in? Using the command line to create an /etc/fstab entry and a bash script, you can do precisely this, thanks to a tip I found on that worked perfectly for this problem. While not overly complicated, it’s definitely a bit more advanced than your standard Mac trick so if you aren’t comfortable with the Terminal proceed with caution. Read more at: – 10.5: Mount a partition or volume on demand

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Posted by: Bill Ellis in Command Line, Tips & Tricks

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