[CentOS] Slightly OT: Extra icons on desktop

Thu Apr 24 18:11:50 UTC 2008
Ross S. W. Walker <rwalker at medallion.com>

MHR wrote:
> I'm running FC8 with Gnome 2.20.0 at work and I have this 
> interesting situation.
> I have two disks on the system that are both configured to be mounted
> in /etc/fstab, but I'm seeing two things I believe are strange.
> One is that the second drive is not getting mounted at boot time.
> The other is that I see two icons for the disk on my desktop - one
> with the mount point of the drive, the other with the labvel, and they
> both refer to the same drive (but, e.g., if I use one icon to umount
> the drive, the other icon does not go away - this is secondary).
> Suggestions welcome.  Here is my /etc/fstab:
> LABEL=/                 /                       ext3    defaults        1 1
> LABEL=/boot             /boot                   ext3    defaults        1 2
> tmpfs                   /dev/shm                tmpfs   defaults        0 0
> devpts                  /dev/pts                devpts  gid=5,mode=620  0 0
> sysfs                   /sys                    sysfs   defaults        0 0
> proc                    /proc                   proc    defaults        0 0
> /dev/sda2               swap                    swap    defaults        0 0
> LABEL=/misc             /misc                   ext3    defaults        1 2
> The drive that is misbehaving is /misc.
> This is (more or less) my first experience with FC, so have 
> mercy.  :-)

Slightly OT?

Only way it could be more OT is if this were a Mac OS X or
Windows forum... ;-)

I suggest, forgoing disk labels...


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