Automounting a USB hard disk in Ubuntu server - how?

Chris G cl at
Wed Apr 30 10:08:09 UTC 2008

On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 11:21:00AM +0200, PEDRO MACANAS VALVERDE wrote:
> De:  Chris G
> Enviado el: mar 29/04/2008 18:43
> Para: ubuntu-users at
> Asunto: Re: Automounting a USB hard disk in Ubuntu server - how?
> >I don't think usb-storage has anything to do with *mounting* the disk
> drive, it's just a driver that recognises the disk.
> >What I need is something to automount the drive after all the above
> has happened.
> See:
That doesn't address the problem, it tells you how to get the USB
drive recognised and then how to manually "mount" and "umount" it but
nothing at all about automatically mounting it at system startup

The bit at the end about automounting is (again) about a system with a

> Includes interesting links (you can improve it with the results of your experience).
Not really I can't as I don't have the difficulties that page is
talking about.

The solution for me was (as noted above in this thread) to install

Chris Green

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