Move from /media to /run/media/$USER

Stijn Hoop stijn at
Sat Apr 14 19:05:02 UTC 2012

On Sat, 14 Apr 2012 12:49:20 +0530
Ankur Sinha <sanjay.ankur at> wrote:

> On Fri, 2012-04-13 at 14:05 -0500, Steven Stern wrote:
> > This behavior messes up a bunch of scripts I've written that assume
> > the
> > external USB drive "MyBackupDrive" will be hooked up as
> > "/media/MyBackupDrive" no matter who's logged in when it's plugged
> > in. Phooey. 
> I have the same issue. Would anyone know where we can get specific
> details on the subject? I.e., what is going to get mounted where, in
> what condition? This move, while may be documented in the release
> notes as Bill pointed out, is going to confuse a plethora of users. 
> I also think that this being mentioned in the release notes is not
> sufficient. It's a major change and deserves more visibility really. 

I agree. Some of our scripts will be bitten by this as well. I see
the reasons why it has moved and I accept them, it's just that I failed
to see any communication about it upfront. I think more people will be
surprised at this change...



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