[ubuntu-uk] adding extra hard drive to a Ubuntu machine.

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Thu Feb 26 09:36:42 GMT 2009

2009/2/26 Stephen Garton <sheepeatingtaz at sheepeatingtaz.co.uk>:
> I have an ubuntu machine that I am running Boxee on, and I also have a 250GB
> IDE drive in a network caddy. The caddy is unreliable, so am considering
> moving the disk into the PC (it just has media on it). If I were to plug the
> drive into the PC and switch on, would it automount, or would it need adding
> to /etc/fstab manually?

Try it and see?

I suspect it will not  be mounted. You'll need to maintain fstab yourself.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AutomaticallyMountPartitions might help.


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