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Re: [F7] Automatic adding of mount points

vvmarko panet co yu wrote:
> Sorry if this has already been asked/answered, I seem to have missed the
> answer.
> Under FC4 I would plug in the USB flash drive, and see in
> /var/log/messages that it is autodetected as /dev/sd*, and then the mount
> point /media/whatever being created and assigned to it. After that, I
> would just type
> $ mount /media/whatever
> (as an ordinary user, not root) to have the device mounted, if I wish.
> That was the default behavior in FC4, but not in FC6 or F7. Now I have to
> mkdir a mount point, su to root, then mount -t vfat /dev/sda /somewhere,
> chown the files to my username, and then use the device. Possible, but
> painful --- I got used to all that being automatic... :-(
> So, how do I get that behavior back? I want it to work for all devices I
> might  plug in, including USB flash drives, CDs, DVDs, external HDs, etc.
> Best regards, :-)
> Marko
> Marko Vojinovic
> Institute of Physics
> University of Belgrade
> ======================
> e-mail: vmarko phy bg ac yu

I had this problem (or a similar one) recently and my problem was udevd
had stopped/crashed/wasn't running.

Recedite, plebes! Gero rem imperialem!

Mark Haney
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