[CentOS] how to automount usb drive

Jobst Schmalenbach jobst at barrett.com.au
Fri Mar 26 00:52:36 UTC 2010


As for the mouting (and unmouting) you're backup script needs to 
make sure the drive is UN-mounted at the end, e.g.

# flush the buffers
sync
# unmount
umount /mnt/usb



On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 03:52:29PM -0700, Bazooka Joe (fastfish at gmail.com) wrote:
> I have a server with no desktop - just cli that i need to have a user
> plug in a usb hd and would like it to automount to a consistent
> directory so I can schedule a backup.  The user can rotate the usb
> drives and it all just works.
> 
> Any ideas how automate so that say /media/backup mounts to any usb
> harddrive and unmounts cleanly?
> 
> -thx
> bazooka
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