caldr704 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 21 21:37:13 MST 2009
> Just a guess... The USB/auto-mounting magic is mounting it regardless
> of fstab. For example, when you insert a USB thumb drive, it
> auto-mounts even though it is not in fstab.
> Does it auto-mount during boot, or after logging in to the window
> manager? My experience is that a USB drive will not be mounted during
> boot (unless fstab instructs it to be mounted), but when you log in to
> the window manager it will be detected and auto-mounted.
You are probably right. How do I tell and what do I do about it?
> Also, in fstab you probably don't want to use /dev/sdc1, because that
> could get assigned to a different device depending on what other USB
> devices might be plugged in. Safer to use the /dev/disk/by-id/*-part1
Thanks. I'll try that.
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