Mount USB HDD to a certain /media/folder after boot

Karl Larsen k5di at
Mon May 26 14:12:33 UTC 2008

Derek Broughton wrote:
> SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux wrote:
>> One more things gets into my eyes:
>> I am always getting displayed /dev/sdb5 and/or /dev/sdb6
>> You wrote /media/LD142ext3 !?
>> Does this mean that, like floppies and USB sticks,
>> my / the external USB HDD is "MEDIA" and not "DEV" ???
> There will always be a /dev device name for every hard drive, whether
> external or internal, but when automounting is working as it should, USB
> sticks and drives should appear as /media/xxxx.  If the device has a Label,
> it should be /dev/LABEL (unless you have overridden it - I'm not sure if
> that's possible in Gnome, but once I have it mounted in KDE, I can give it
> a different name and that gets remembered next time it's mounted)
    To find out what the /dev/sdx is, use in a terminal hd. The last 
listing will be your USB device's.



	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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