How to enable ASYNC for USB disks?

Phillip Susi psusi at cfl.rr.com
Tue Mar 7 15:28:39 UTC 2006


You can add an entry to /etc/fstab if you want, but IIRC, it is mounted 
async by default.  This has been causing some people problems because 
they pull out the memory stick before all the data has been written, 
which corrupts the filesystem. 

Gary Greer wrote:
> Hi Luca,
>
> I've had the same question. The best answer so far is in the bug report
> at
>
> https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+source/pmount/+bug/9104
>
> - it looks like an fstab entry is the way to go.
>
> Gary
>
> On Mon, 2006-03-06 at 13:51 +0100, Luca Manganelli wrote:
>   
>> Hi, how can I enable ASYNC flag for USB disk mounts?
>>
>> In /etc/fstab there isn't an entry for /mnt/usbdisk* ...
>>
>>     
>
>
>   

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