How-To: Refresh fstab

If you make a new entry in fstab it will not auto-mount.  There is no need to reboot!  Most people do this, but it truly is not necessary, and you often miss any errors if the drive fails to mount out of /etc/fstab.  So, you must reload / refresh the entries. A quick way to reload new entries in /etc/fstab (fstab) is to use the mount command:

mount -a
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