[CentOS] How to stop automount

Leonard den Ottolander leonard at den.ottolander.nl
Wed Nov 17 06:17:29 EST 2010

Hello Keith, Dick,

On Wed, 2010-11-17 at 11:13 +0000, Keith Roberts wrote:
> Also, if you add a partition label to the USB drive, HAL 
> should then create a mount point of the same name, under 
> /media/PartLabel.

Yes, indeed. Automount only works if the drive or partitions on it have
a label. Apparently HAL is not smart enough to create a random mount
point if the device/partion is unlabeled.


mount -t life -o ro /dev/dna /genetic/research

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