[CentOS] How to stop automount

Keith Roberts keith at karsites.net
Wed Nov 17 06:13:11 EST 2010

On Wed, 17 Nov 2010, Leonard den Ottolander wrote:

> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> From: Leonard den Ottolander <leonard at den.ottolander.nl>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] How to stop automount
> Hello Dick,
> On Tue, 2010-11-16 at 22:52 -0500, Dick Roth wrote:
>> /dev/sdb             /usbdrive           ext3    user,noauto,rw  0 2
> The last entry is the fsck order used at boot. Setting it to 2 probably
> prompts the system to check it.
> Anyway, you shouldn't need to add explicit entries to fstab to mount usb
> drives. They should get auto mounted when you plug them in (I think the
> autofs and haldaemon services are required to run for this to happen).
> Regards,
> Leonard.

Also, if you add a partition label to the USB drive, HAL 
should then create a mount point of the same name, under 



In theory, theory and practice are the same;
in practice they are not.

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