USB removable media problem

Todd Deshane deshantm at
Thu Jul 14 20:31:41 UTC 2005

On 7/13/05, R Kimber <rkimber at> wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Jul 2005 17:10:23 -0400
> Todd Deshane <deshantm at> wrote:
> > /dev/sda4 /mnt/pd auto defaults,noauto,users 0 0
> >
> > you will need to mount and unmount manually.
> But I used not to have to do that. The problem arises because, for
> some reason /dev/sda4 isn't created at boot. In the good old days /dev
> was automatically stuffed with entries like that and mounting was
> straightforward ;-)

The whole point of hotplug and udev and the rest of project utopia is
that you don't have the all the hundreds of entries in /dev that you don't
use and everything is supposed to just work. 
Maybe this thread could give some help...
It is for IDE, but as far as I can tell you are getting the usb part to
be detected.


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