On Sun, 14 Aug 2005 11:33:49 -0500, akonstam wrote: >> >> >> >> Is your primary drive a SCSI or SATA? That's probably the case... If >> >> so, have you tried the next: >> >> >> >> mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 /media/usb >> >> >> >> Unless, of course, you have a secondary HDD installed... >> > I agree with your analysis. /dev/sdb1 would be the device to try. And >> > the fact that sda is a disk drive screws things up a little. But I am >> > still concerned that it does not automount. Sounds like udev , >> > fstab-sync and maybe hal needs to be talked to harshly. >> > -- >> >> I'm not surprised it doesn't automount. The only entry I have in >> /etc/auto.misc is this: >> >> cd -fstype=iso9660,ro,nosuid,nodev :/dev/cdrom >> > Ok, the above line is the only commented line in /etc/auto.misc > but my memory stick automounts. The reason it does is the line in the > /etc/fstab > /dev/sda1 /media/usbdisk vfat pamconsole,exec,noauto,fscontext=system_u:object_r:removable_t,managed 0 0 > -- > Now that line is managed by the fstab-sync system. Clearly your line > could not be referring to /dev/sda1. > > I would assume that you need to edit the fstab-sync files > and choose another device e.g /dev/sdb1 on which to > mount the stick. Unfortunately I can't quickly find the file that > needs editing but a line like the one above needs to show up in your > fstab file. Maybe someone can come up with the needed changes that need > to be made. > I don't have that line in fstab, but it doesn't matter. I know how to make it mount automatically, as long as I know what device the kernel sees it as. And actually I prefer mounting things manually, so that I know. I guess in their quest to making things look/behave more and more like the "other" OS, developers have made the life more difficult for people who want to know what's under the hood.