Flash Drives

Steve Reynolds reynolds at fastmail.com.au
Wed Jun 2 02:40:09 CST 2004

On Wednesday 02 June 2004 10:41, Wrightson, Barney ( Contractor ) wrote:

Thanks Barney

That didn't work for me, maybe I'll try another google search on the problem.


> Well under debian I have hotplug installed, and maybe a package called,
> usbtools or somehing like that, and entries in my /etc/fstab like so:
> none		/sys/bus/usb 	usbfs	defaults 	0	0
> /dev/sda	/mnt/usb	vfat	noauto,user	0 	0
> Then once I plug it in, It doesn't automount and I just "mount /mnt/usb",
> and away I go. Maybe whatever automount method is being used in your case
> is the problem here, I don't think hotplug actually takes care of the
> mounting, just the detection of the device.
> This is about as much as I can offer in this case, good luck.
> Barney
> PS Please excuse any dodgy formatting, I am stuck using outlook at work at
> the moment and it is not a harmonious union.

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