Pen-drive no longer automounts

Mike McCarty mike.mccarty at
Tue Feb 14 23:32:51 UTC 2006

Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Tuesday 14 February 2006 19:03, Mike McCarty wrote:
>>>Whatever upset it yesterday has gone away today.  It's working again.
>>This puts me in mind of something I encountered when using a
>>USB disc. Sometimes the system recognized it as sde and sometimes
>>as sda. I eventually put two entries into fstab, one for sda1
>>and one for sde1. If one mount failed, I tried the other.
>>I always used the same USB port.
>>Since I dislike automount for hard drives and floppies, I never tried to
>>get that to work, and it never did. Come to think of it, I may disable
>>that for my CDROM drive as well. Hmm. I don't see anything in fstab
>>which seems to be related. I'll have to do some research on that.
> I'm not comfortable about attempting something in fstab when it's being 
> controlled by fstab-sync.  I think I read that FC5 won't have fstab-sync, but 
> for the moment I'm at a loss on how to add entries.  I am going to need to 
> add some, so I too have some reading to do.
> Anne

$ man fstab-sync
No manual entry for fstab-sync
$ apropos fstab-sync
fstab-sync: nothing appropriate
$ ps -A | grep fstab
$ ps -A | grep sync

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