permanent disk mount in 8.10

pkaplan1 at pkaplan1 at
Fri Nov 7 16:25:04 UTC 2008

mount at boot (or kde launch) 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rashkae" <ubuntu at> 
To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at> 
Sent: Friday, November 7, 2008 11:09:31 AM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern 
Subject: Re: permanent disk mount in 8.10 

pkaplan1 at wrote: 
> In prior releases there was a control system module that allowed one to define a location for permanently mounting a hard drive. This would allow me to create a symlink to point to a fixed location rather than having the drive living as a block device in /dev/xxx. The module is no longer in systemsettings. Is there a gui front end for doing this now? 
> Paul 

I'm a little confused by what you are asking. 

Do you want to know how to mount a filesystem at boot so you can symlink 
to the files contained on the hard drive, or do you want a method to 
give the hard drive a customized device name in /dev. 

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