auto mounting external drives

Andy Rabagliati andyr at
Mon Mar 31 07:46:27 UTC 2008

On Mon, 31 Mar 2008, Carl Karsten wrote:

> What package do I have to install on u-server so that when I plug in an external 
> usb drive, it gets mounted?
> (in particular, it's a drive formated on a mac, and when I plug it into 
> u-desktop, it uses the volume.label to construct the mount point.)

>From my experience with MAC-formatted USB drives, they do not partition,
they use the whole device.

PC and Linux-formatted drives partition, and then map the whole device
to the first partition.

Cheers,  Andy!

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