How to mount the ESP on macOSBy Samplasion — Posted on 30 September 2019
How many times do you have to mount the ESP to your computer? I bet it's almost never. But in the rare occasions that you do, you always end up looking up how to do so. Well, in this post we'll not only see once again how to do so, but we'll also implement an alias to do so with a handy memorable shortcut.
So, to mount the ESP you first have to create a directory in the
$ sudo mkdir /Volumes/ESP
Then, we mount the EFI System partition to it:
$ sudo mount -t msdos /dev/disk0s1 /Volumes/ESP
If done correctly, you should see the ESP drive being added to the list in the sidebar.
An useful alias
If you get particularly tired of doing so, you can specify an alias to your
alias mountesp="sudo mkdir /Volumes/ESP && sudo mount -t msdos /dev/disk0s1 /Volumes/ESP"
You can then run these commands by using:
You can obviously rename it however you like.
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