Re: How to automount USB disks at boot-up?
On Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 05:17:33AM +1030, Arthur Marsh wrote:
> Osamu Aoki wrote, on 2009-03-02 01:25:
>> On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 01:56:12PM +0100, Robert Latest wrote:
>>> Hello people,
>>> the subject says it all. I (often, but not always) have a portable USB
>>> disk connected to the computer that I would like to have automounted
>>> on boot. I could just knit some init script for this task, but before
>>> I do that I'd like to check if there is a "canonical Debian way" to
>>> achieve it.
>> I do not know if it is "canonical Debian way" or not ... but there are
>> few ways.
>> Do you use modern desktop? Gnome, KDE, ... then it automounts.
>> If non X system, just add it to /etc/fstab
> It didn't work for me in KDE 3.5.10 (running Debian unstable here). I
> might have the wrong packages installed.
I see. Did you label drive when formatting it. I use gnome. KDE should
do the same...
> What I did was identify the 2 usbdrives I own and set up mount points
> for them and put the following in /etc/fstab:
These are very good but a bit overkill...
This is how ... KDE may require user to be part of plugdev group or so