On 2017-05-03 12:16, Istvan Gabor wrote:
On Tue, 2 May 2017 22:21:12 +0200, Carlos E. R.
On 2017-05-02 21:07, Istvan Gabor wrote:
2. How can I fix this? I want removable flash
disks and external USB
shown on the desktop but I don't want the many internal hard disk
One traditional trick is to enter those partitions in fstab, as
These partitions are parts of raid arrays. Indeed, the arrays which are in
fstab are not shown on the desktop. BUt the parts of the arrays under no
circumstances should be mounted (except with read-only mode on some
only). If I add these partitions to fstab, how would a complete line look?
Can I omit the mount point from an fstab line? And if I removed a
hard disk with its partitions present in fstab, would not it prevent
boot of the system?
A component of an array? Huh. IMHO, it is a bug to display them as
You could then try:
/device none none noauto,nofail 0 0
And the other questions: is it possible that the
system doesn't distinguish
between a SATA and a USB drive? How are these interpreted/recognized in a
system without a graphical desktop?
Maybe KDE3 can't.
Notice that both appear as /dev/sdXY, so you have to look elsewhere to
find what they are.
lsblk may show a difference in one of the fields, like "MODEL". I
thought "TYPE", but no. Ah! There is a "HOTPLUG" field, it is
"1" on sticks.
Cheers / Saludos,
Carlos E. R.
(from 42.2 x86_64 "Malachite" at Telcontar)