William L. Maltby wrote: > On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 16:46 -0400, Ross S. W. Walker wrote: > > William L. Maltby wrote: > > <snip> > > > I wonder if anyone can duplicate the problem by creating a partition > > and having it mounted in fstab by volume label and see if it appears > > twice. > > Not quite the same, but I've a USB drive that I plugged in after > removing "noauto" from the fstab entry. > > $ grep 4 /etc/fstab > LABEL=BkUp_4_5 /media/sdc1 ext2 defaults,noatime 0 0 Hmmm, and if the mount point were outside of /media? > Got a nice little message telling me (in Gnome desktop) that I wasn't > priveleged to mount it. That's as I would expect since I was already > logged in at my desktop. Mount showed it mounted. > > $ mount > /dev/sdc1 on /media/sdc1 type ext2 (rw,noatime) Is that fixed or removable media? > Now I'll reboot and see what happens. > > Rebooted. Prior to entering "telinit 5", did a "mount" and it was > mounted. After logging onto graphical desktop, one icon on > the desktop. > As expected. > > I'm led back to the conclusion that there is some oddity about the > device definitions on Mark's problematic unit. There could be, could you give it a try with another mount point outside of /media and with a fixed disk if it isn't already? -Ross ______________________________________________________________________ This e-mail, and any attachments thereto, is intended only for use by the addressee(s) named herein and may contain legally privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient of this e-mail, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this e-mail, and any attachments thereto, is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please immediately notify the sender and permanently delete the original and any copy or printout thereof.