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Re: Procedure on mounting USB/hotplug devices



On Tuesday 07 August 2007 02:18, Tim wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-08-06 at 21:40 +0000, Marko Vojinovic wrote:
> > 4) This next daemon/service (which one??? autofs?) catches this
> > signal, reads off the device's label (if it has one), creates a new
> > directory named /media/label and modifies /etc/fstab accordingly so
> > that /dev/device can be mounted to /media/label.
>
> It was quite a few releases ago that the fstab file was subject to being
> rewritten automatically.  Now, automatically mounted things are mounted
> without altering it.

So you are saying that the data that was to be written in /etc/fstab is now 
written somewhere else for "mount /media/label" to find it? Where would that 
be? I couldn't find anything in man mount.

Best, :-)
Marko

Marko Vojinovic
Institute of Physics
University of Belgrade
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