Mount a USB or non-local drive in WSL

Submitted by admin on Wed, 11/13/2019 - 12:41

This applies to USB storage & remote drives
Drives formatted as FAT or NTFS can be mounted in WSL.
Assuming the drive appears in Windows as E:\ then

The commands below are typed into the WSL cli.

Create a mount location in WSL

# mkdir /mnt/e

Mount the drive in WSL:

mount -t drvfs e: /mnt/e