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Re: [SLE] HAL horror in SuSE 9.3
  • From: Sid Boyce <sboyce@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2005 01:15:41 +0100
  • Message-id: <42E580AD.3040701@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Mitja wrote:
On Monday 25 July 2005 05:53, Gabor Istvan wrote:

Disabling hal will not hurt automounting?
IG


Yes, automounting doesn't work but IMO computer is faster now.


Automount needs /etc/auto.master and /etc/auto.misc setting up, then "chkconfig autofs on" and "rcautofs start". "ls /media/dvd" or whatever devices you setup will then be mounted and displayed.
# o /etc/auto.master
#
# $Id: auto.master,v 1.3 2003/09/29 08:22:35 raven Exp $
#
# Sample auto.master file
# This is an automounter map and it has the following format
# key [ -mount-options-separated-by-comma ] location
# For details of the format look at autofs(5).
/media /etc/auto.misc

#o /etc/auto.misc
# $Id: auto.misc,v 1.1 2001/04/17 11:43:02 arvin Exp arvin $
# This is an automounter map and it has the following format
# key [ -mount-options-separated-by-comma ] location
# Details may be found in the autofs(5) manpage

cdrom -fstype=auto,ro :/dev/cdrom
dvd -fstype=auto,ro :/dev/dvd

Regards
Sid.
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