Ubuntu :: Change Mount Directory Of Usb Stick?

Jun 12, 2010

My usb stick continually automounts at /dev/sda10, and for a certain operation I'm trying to do I need it to be mounted at /dev/sda (or sdb, sdv, etc); is there any way to change it's mount directory?

As a bonus question, or rather the real question, what I'm really trying to do is format a bootstrap partition as shown here

Code:
Command (? for help): p
/dev/sda10
# type name length base ( size ) system
/dev/sda101 Apple_partition_map Apple 63 @ 1 ( 31.5k) Partition map

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#
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