Stopping automounter

Liam Proven lproven at
Thu Oct 10 12:31:49 UTC 2013

On 10 October 2013 05:08, Kevin O'Gorman <kogorman at> wrote:
> My system has a lot of partitions, and they change from time to time.
> Those times are stressful partly because of the effort to shut up the
> automounter and let me go about my business without my partitions
> being mounted, windows popping up, and so on.
> I've been editing /etc/fstab furiously to this end, putting in
> "noauto".  Surely there's a better way that lets me just stop this
> activity, hopefully temporarily.
> Any clues?


My system has a lot of partitions too and I spent some time on this &
the UK list trying to find a way to get them all to mount
automatically. O_o

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