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RE: [SLE] Hotplugging for USB hard drive stopped working
  • From: "Greg Wallace" <gregwallace@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 1 Apr 2006 22:26:47 -0600
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On Saturday, April 01, 2006 @ 9:13 AM, Carl William Spitzer IV wrote:

>On Thu, 2006-03-30 at 17:43 -0500, Mike Coan wrote:
>> I have a Maxtor USB hard drive that I use for backup purposes.
>> when I plugged the drive into a USB port, the drive was recognized
>> automatically and mounted to /media/USBDISK
>How did you make it work in the first place in 10.0? Autoplugging
>usually does not used a named entry but a generated one like usb-0*.

Mine works exactly like Mike's used to. If I plug in my Maxtor USB hard
drive, it's auto-mounted under /media/USBDISK. As far as I recall, I didn't
create the USBDISK mount point myself, so it must have been generated by

>I am trying to do some data recovery on dying drives and I need this.
>I just got a new box from MicroStar and I am trying to make it work with
>all onboard equipment. In my case it could be my drives are toast.

>But I am still willing to help. I too want to use HD backup.

>/dev/sda1 /media/FlashDrive auto
>noauto,users,exec,sync 0 0

>this plus manual mounting is how I did Flash drives in 7.2

> mount /dev/sda1 /media/FlashDrive/

>Why not make a script for backup and use the manual methods?

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