Mount USB HDD to a certain /media/folder after boot
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Mon May 26 13:14:18 UTC 2008
SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux wrote:
> Well, as already prescribed above, I was able to get LD142ntfs mounted !
> The LD142ext3 indeed gave back a complaint about mount mountpoint is not
> a directory !!
> 2 equal partitions with the ONLY difference in its disklabel behave
> differently !?
> Very curious !!! ;-|
I haven't looked at those images you posted yet, but I'll respond to them.
>> sure you can label your drives and then let Ubuntu's automounting
>> thingy mount them predictably, or you can find the UUIDs, add them to
>> your /etc/fstab, and set it in stone. i'm sure there are other ways
>> to do this too.
> In one of my recent posts I explained how and why I do prefer a human
> readable identification:
> I am able to recognize my well-structured nomenclature which makes
> identification easier than
> these strange UUID's. Risking a typo with these elaborate UUID's is much
> bigger too than with my
> own created and more logical namings. ;-D
That's my feeling too. Mounting by label has some of the same problems as
mounting by UUID - the identification is tied to a filesystem, rather than
an actual partition, but that's both good and bad - but the label should be
something you can remember, whereas there aren't many people who can
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