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SOLUTION:Re: mounting usb devices consistently

A google search turned up the follwoing document:


I followed along and solved the problem decribed below.


On Mon, 2005-07-04 at 13:31 -0400, Edward Kamau wrote:
> Hi
> I have a usb sd card reader a usb cruzer mini jump drive and a usb cf
> card reader. I have created mount points for them as /cfcard /sdrive
> and /jdrive. AT the time I set them up this corresponded
> to /dev/sdb1, /dev/sdc1 and /dev/sdd1. So /etc/fstab looks like this:
> <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>               <dump>
> <pass>
> /dev/sdb1       /cfcard      auto    defaults,user,umask=000 0       0
> /dev/sdc1       /sdcard         auto    defaults,user,umask=000 0
> 0
> /dev/sdd1       /jdrive      auto    defaults,user,umask=000 0       0
> My problem is that when I plugin say the jumpdrive it getsassigned
> arbitrarily (or so it seems) to either sdb1 sdc1 or sdd1. I would like
> to somehow make sure that each physical device always gets the same
> device name. SO the sdcard is always /dev/sdc1 and the cf card is
> always /dev/sdb1. Regardless of the order in which I plug them in.
> Any help will be greatly appreciated.
> emk
> -- 
> Edward Kamau <emkamau@afrocenter.com>
Edward Kamau <emkamau@afrocenter.com>

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