[CentOS] How to get usb storage under /media in runlevel 3?

Wed Mar 18 18:38:04 UTC 2009
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 11:28 AM, Kimmo Koivisto <koippa at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello
> I have previously used Centos 4.x in runlevel 3, when I plug in my usb
> storage device/cd in cd-rom, it is shown under /media, for example
> /media/MyUsbStick.
> Now in Centos 5.2, when I insert usb storage device, nothing is shown
> under /media (runlevel 3). When I have runlevel 5 and X running, usb
> stick / cdrom is automounted fine.
> I can mount the stick using /dev/xxx device, but would prefer if:
> a) cdrom and usb-stick would appear under /media automatically and I
> could manually mount it
> b) cdrom and usb-stick would be automounted when inserted (like in runlevel 5).
> Any ideas, how to accomplish (a) or (b)?

This CentOS wiki article may help: