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Re: Another strange memory stick event.



On Mon, 2009-02-09 at 15:53 +0000, Tom Horsley wrote:
> > But what also appeared was what looked like a 24GB memory stick mounted
> > also under /media/ After awhile I realized this was the partition of  XP
> > on my machine.
> > 
> > I have never seen this happen before can anyone explain this?
> > 
> > There is no line for mounting that partition in fstab.
> 
> It was HAL. Unless you browbeat HAL about the head and shoulders with
> custom .xml files, it desperately wants to automount everything it
> can find. If you have ntfs3g installed, then it can find XP ntfs
> partitions.
> 
> See:
> 
> http://home.att.net/~Tom.Horsley/linux-tidbits.html#Hide%20Backup%20Disk
> 
> for one example of magic xml.
> 
I think you are right. Now the XP patition is mounted without inserting
the memory stick. Very strange.
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