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:
> 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>
> /dev/sdb1 /cfcard auto defaults,user,umask=000 0 0
> /dev/sdc1 /sdcard auto defaults,user,umask=000 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.
> Edward Kamau <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Edward Kamau <email@example.com>