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Re: hotplugging USB disk on key: incorrect fstab entry



On Sun, 2004-05-02 at 22:06, shmuel siegel wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-05-02 at 16:56, Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> > Once upon a time Sunday 02 May 2004 11:52 pm, Alexander Kirillov wrote:
> > i would bugzilla it  but the problem is that some use /dev/sda and 
> > others /dev/sda1  i think the newer and the biggerones tend to use /dev/sda  
> > though im not sure if that is entirely accurate.  i have three different USB 
> > disk keys and all use /dev/sda1  though i usually just put the entry 
> > is /etc/fstab  and leave it be
> > 
> > Dennis
> > 
> 
> In my case it is more complicated. Out of the box it was using sda and
> using the whole disk. After I formatted it, it required sda1 and sda2.
> So either way would have caused me problems at some point in time.

Hotplug probably needs to be made smarter, have it read in the results
of 'fdisk -L' parse it for mountable partitions and make entries for all
of them. This would be useful for usb/firewire hard disks as well.

-- 
Chris Kloiber




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