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

Bill Nottingham notting at
Mon Apr 16 18:09:25 UTC 2012

Jonathan Kamens (jik at said: 
> It is absurdly unpredictable that if I stick a DVD in my drive after
> logging in, it is mounted underneath /run/media/$USER, but if my
> computer than crashes, or I reboot it by hand, and I log in
> immediately after the reboot, that DVD is no longer mounted.
> Independent of whether the move from /media to /run/media/$USER is a
> good idea, and I'm reserving judgment on that, clearly the behavior
> I just described above is entirely unexpected by the user and
> therefore wrong.

The alternative here would be... it magically gets mounted by the
first user? That's a bit odd, as well.

Note that you should be able to configure static mounts of a cd
with something like:

Description=My CD




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