[CentOS] Remounting a USB flash drive

Sergey Podushkin posev at sibmail.com
Fri Aug 1 14:23:25 UTC 2008

MHR wrote:
> I've noticed that once I right click on my flash drive icon and umount
> it, in order to remount it I have to unplug it and then plug it back
> in.
> Is there a command that will accomplish the same task without the
> unplug and plug back in physics?
Yes. You should use
$ gnome-mount -p YOUR_FLASH_DISK_LABEL

where YOUR_FLASH_DISK_LABEL is the label you see when your system mounts 
a drive automatically.

The same way you can use gnome-umount and gnome-eject (for CD/DVD 
probably) commands, though noone is recomended for end-user usage.


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