Kubuntu 8.10 does not recognise external HD with NTFS and FAT32 partitions.

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at gmx.de
Sat Jan 31 11:28:44 UTC 2009


Paul Clark wrote:
> 
> I believe that if you simply add it to your /etc/fstab and make sure 
> that "Mount removable drives when hot-plugged "is selected in the 
> Removable Storage preference panel you should be all set.
> 
> take a look here ---
> http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-16427.html
> 
> 
Hopefully, it will help.

But take into consideration that this is advice from 2005. Way back when 
usb mounting was lousy, while nowadays it should work out of the box and 
without any user intervention.

This is why the usb Disk behaviour on Bas' machine is so strange.

Eberhard





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