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

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Mon Apr 16 15:42:48 UTC 2012

On 04/13/2012 07:48 AM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Ankur Sinha (sanjay.ankur at said:
>> On Fri, 2012-04-13 at 19:09 +0530, Ankur Sinha wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I just got into F17 today. It looks great. I do have one tiny query
>>> though:
>>> my USB media, and other partitions that I mount on-demand are no longer
>>> showing up in /media. They show up in /run/media/$USER. Can anyone shed
>>> some light on this? Where is this move documented for instance? I've
>>> looked at the new FHS[1] which doesn't appear to hold anything on this.
>>> [1]
>> It looks like it's related to udisks2[1]. This needs to be documented
>> someplace IMO. Thoughts?
> Release notes seem fine. Basically, removable media mounted in the
> user's session are now  mounted in a user-specific directory.
> Bill
Thanks for bringing this up, I've just added it to the release notes.


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