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Mounting a share within an Ubuntu VM?

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I know there are plenty of guides on doing this, but I'm just wondering if simply specifying a tag at VM creation, and then mounting that inside the VM is the proper way to do this.

 

The reason I ask is because generally you never want to have 1 disk mounted under two separate systems, correct?  Doesn't that just guarantee file system corruptions?

 

Maybe I'm not fully understanding the process here, but after reading several guides I'm a bit worried to just follow this advice blindly.

 

I'm trying to mount all of my shares, so is the best way to do this to specify each one separately, e.g.

/mnt/user/Movies

tag:

Movies

Or can I just do

/mnt/user/

tag:

shares

?

 

 

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Personally I just use NFS to mount them on my guest machines. I only mount the shares that I need.

Not sure what are the best practices however so I'm curious to hear about what others have to say. I've never used the built-in option in the template to use a share.

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