Automatically mounting all volumes at boot

Liam Proven lproven at
Wed Mar 7 13:29:38 UTC 2012

On 7 March 2012 13:15, Colin Law <clanlaw at> wrote:
> On 7 March 2012 12:58, Liam Proven <lproven at> wrote:
>> 2012/3/7 Conny Enström <uncurbed at>:
>>> 2012-03-07 10:29, Colin Law skrev:
>>>> ...
>>>> You are missing the point I think.  He has a system where disks come
>>>> and go, he wants all drives found to be automatically mounted so that
>>>> he does not have to keep messing with fstab.
>>>> Colin
>>> Ok I see, then it will be tricky.....
>> :¬) Yes, it seems that it will.
>> But as I recall, this is what older versions of Ubuntu used to do /by default/.
> Not have used older versions of Ubuntu I don't know about that.  What
> would it mount them as?
> I seem to remember that when I first started with ubuntu the installer
> put entries in fstab for everything it found, but I think that may no
> longer happen.  I may be wrong on either or both points however.

That's a good question. I don't remember for certain. I think it just
dynamically made mountpoints under /media.

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