[CentOS] USB drive detected, but nothing gets mounted.

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Sat Aug 23 06:53:08 UTC 2008


On Sat, 2008-08-23 at 07:45 +0100, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Saturday 23 August 2008 07:28:22 Mark Hull-Richter wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-08-20 at 10:46 -0700, nate wrote:
> > > MHR wrote:
> > > > So, is this a bug in the automounter?  Is there a reason why a
> > > > removable (flash) drive MUST have a label for the automounter to see
> > > > it?  This doesn't happen with flash memory cards (compact flash, SD),
> > > > just USB flash (disk) drives.  Seems funky....
> > >
> > > Anything in the logs?
> > >
> > > nate
> >
> > I didn't think to look then, and I can't find anything there now.
> >
> > Interesting side note: I have another drive that (still) has no label,
> > amd CentOS mounts that one as /media/disk every time.  Go figure.
> >
> Maybe the drive that doesn't mount doesn't announce itself correctly?  Rather 
> like the problem with some monitors.  I believe I have read of such problems, 
> but can't remember where.  For automounting to work some info has to be read 
> from the drive, I believe, so this does seem a possibility.

Would you believe that I got that Xvfb issue resolved by installing
CentOS?? <grins> Ric




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