Mount USB HDD to a certain /media/folder after boot
SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux
i-ubux at synass.net
Mon May 26 00:55:47 UTC 2008
On Sun, 2008-05-25 at 20:13 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
> SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux wrote:
> > On Sun, 2008-05-25 at 07:47 +0200, Mario Vukelic wrote:
> >> I don't know why all you people are messing around with fstab and UUIDs
> >> for external disks. Since ...
> > ... I am not alone with this problem: There must be something as we say:
> > Where smoke is ...
> > ... there mus be fire too !? ;-)
> > 1) Some of us are experts and everything gets automatic and smooth ;-)
> > 2) Some of us are greenhorns and newbies and things do not get automatic
> > and smooth ;-(
> > Unfortunately I am among the 2nd ! ;-|
> You missed "(3) some of us think we know what we're doing, so we mess with
> fstab". The thing is, newbies usually get proper handling of external
> drives, because they don't know enough to mess with fstab. Externals
> should _not_ be in fstab, unless you really know what you're doing, because
> we don't automount anything in fstab except at boot time.
Thanks for your feedback and your pointer:
If understood correctly I do not need to have these external partition
listed in fstab !
I will try this. ;-)
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