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Re: [opensuse] usb external disk questions
  • From: Patrick Shanahan <ptilopteri@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 10:30:26 -0500
  • Message-id: <20061224153026.GG24616@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* Primm <lynn@xxxxxxxxxxxx> [12-24-06 08:41]:
>
> 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.

If you select 'Mount by Volume Name', it will always mount to the same
point.
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