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mount: unknown filesystem type 'drvfs' #1975

phaza opened this Issue Apr 21, 2017 · 1 comment


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phaza commented Apr 21, 2017

  • Your Windows build number: (Type ver at a Windows Command Prompt)

Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.15063] (Installed Creators update via update assistant)

Ubuntu 16.04 installed via lxrun /uninstall /full and then lxrun /install
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS
Release: 16.04
Codename: xenial

  • What you're doing and what's happening: (Copy&paste specific commands and their output, or include screen shots)

sudo mount -t drvfs X: /mnt/x
mount: unknown filesystem type 'drvfs'

  • What's wrong / what should be happening instead:

mount: unknown filesystem type 'drvfs'


Mounting X: (network drive) to /mnt/x


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phaza commented Apr 21, 2017

My mistake, I thought this was supported with the creators update, but apparently it requires build 16176.
Leaving it here in case anyone else searches for this issue.

@phaza phaza closed this Apr 21, 2017

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