Aldo Foot wrote: > > My understanding is that in /media the OS expects to find removable media > such as usb drives. The /mnt mount point is for nfs and local filesystems. > Those mount points are sort of "designated" places for specific filesystems. > > Please shed some light if I'm wrong. > ~af > My understanding is that /media is used as a mount point for things that are not found in /etc/fstab, and are detected by HAL. HAL mounts them there so the the console user can access them. The user normally can not create directories in /mnt. This is different from automount, where the directories are already there. Automount mounts the specified file system when someone tries to access it. Mikke; -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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