removable drives no longer automount after upgrade to dapper

Florian Diesch diesch at
Wed Jun 14 19:59:10 UTC 2006

"OOzy Pal" <oozypal at> wrote:

> On 6/13/06, Florian Diesch <diesch at> wrote:
>> "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.
> Can I revert back to hotplug

It seems there is not hotplug package in Dapper. 
As far as I can see udev just lets HAL to do the work now. I never played
around with HAL so I can't help you much but maybe it's at least a
starting point to get more meaningful mountpoints. 
<> may be helpful here.


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