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Re: [opensuse] usb external disk questions
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suse-list3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 08:59:31 -0500
  • Message-id: <1166968771.8386.4.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2006-12-24 at 14:39 +0100, Primm wrote:
> On Sunday 24 December 2006 14:15, Patrick Shanahan wrote:
> > * jdd <jdd@xxxxxxxxx> [12-24-06 07:31]:
> > > the better way is to name the partition (label), so that
> > > it's mounted in /media/<name>
> > >
> > > however, I don't remember exactly how to name it :-(
> >
> > The YasT Partition Editor can do it.
>
> As it stands, /media/disk doesn't exist until I plug in the external disk.
> That is what yast chose as a mount point when I formatted it (it had ntfs to
> begin with). Is what you are saying to create a permanent directory called
> <name> under the /media directory? Confused.
>
> My main concern is that the mount point will always be the same every time I
> plug it in. In my case /media/disk Or will it change depending upon what else
> is plugged in? I need to write a script to rsync to it and so need to have a
> fixed mount point.
>
> Cheers, Steve.

Start up YaST Partition er, high-lite the partition, click on edit,
click on fstab options, select mount by Volume Name and supply a name
and use a specific mount point. Save the changes and now when the
partition is mounted it will always be mounted to the same mount.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

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