[CentOS] how to automount usb drive
heller at deepsoft.com
Fri Mar 26 01:24:34 UTC 2010
At Fri, 26 Mar 2010 10:14:59 +1100 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
> adjust the following to your needs
> /dev/sdd1 /mnt/usb ext3 dev,auto,nouser,rw,sync 0 0
> Just be careful on boot up, I had trouble on boot when the drive
> was already connected ... it wasnt recognized. I had to put up a boot
> delay onto the kernel command line to make sure the drivers
> where all awake when the mounts occur.
The OP might also want to label the file system and use the 'LABEL='
option instead of /dev/sd<mumble> -- this will allow things to work
properly in the event that the USB drive gets mapped to a different
SCSI id for some reason (maybe someone put in a thumb drive or camera
> 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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