updatedb not updating to include external drive
jg at jguk.org
Wed Apr 2 22:34:33 UTC 2008
I'm unable to get updatedb to index my external drive. Any ideas?
I edited /etc/updatedb.conf to not exclude /media :-
# paths which are pruned from updatedb database
PRUNEPATHS="/tmp /usr/tmp /var/tmp /afs /amd /alex /var/spool /sfs"
My usb2 drive is mounted at /media/usb
When i manually run "updatedb" it returns after 1 sec. Likewise if I
run /etc/cron.daily/slocate it also returns after 1sec.
any help appreciated, this used to work in the previous ubuntu that I
have on my desktop PC.
Kind regards, Jon
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