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Mount a USB Drive to a Raspberry PI

I have all these unused, unloved USB drives that I want totally burn out / destroy. So Im putting my website on a USN drive and pointing Apache to this drive. I guess its terminal time.

Find your Drive

ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid/

Create a Mount Point Directory

sudo mkdir /mnt/usb

PI User Owns this Directory

sudo chown -R pi:pi /mnt/usb 

or maybe needed

sudo chmod -R 770 /mnt/usb/


sudo umount /mnt/usb

Auto mount so when you turn your computer off the mount still exist. Open

sudo nano /etc/fstab

Add the following line at the end .

/dev/sda1 /mnt/usb ext4 defaults 0 0
sudo reboot

In the examples above I specified “vfat” as the file system of the device as it was formatted as FAT32. If you need to change the file system replace references of “vfat” with “ntfs-3g”, “ext3” or “ext4”.

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