Getting server to automount UDB drives...?

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Mon Aug 6 17:43:17 UTC 2007


On Mon, 2007-08-06 at 15:05 +0100, Adam McGreggor wrote:
> > Is there a simple way to have my server automatically mount removable
> > media? And umount them on disconnect too, obviously.
> 
> ISTR, that's the purpose of usbmount
>  http://packages.ubuntu.com/usbmount

Thank you, that was exactly what I needed. I had to
edit /etc/usbmount/usbmount.conf to remove "noexec" from the mount
options, and I also prefer "usbdiskN" to "usbN", but aside from those
small customisations no changes were needed.

For some reason one of my USB disk enclosures doesn't automount though.
I wonder why that is? Two others do, so it seems to be the enclosure
which is at fault.

Regards, K.

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