removable drives no longer automount after upgrade to dapper

Florian Diesch diesch at
Tue Jun 13 00:20:34 UTC 2006

"OOzy Pal" <oozypal at> wrote:

> I did a clean install like crystal. I even removed the partition. How
> clean is that? I still have a problem with my three USB drives (two
> sticks and one hard drive). They get mounted as sdc1, sdc2 but not
> like in breezy where they get mounted by their labels. 

AFAIK in breezy this was done by hotplug and now is done by udev, and for
some reasons it's more difficult now to use the labels. I think there
has been a discussion about that on ubuntu-dev.


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