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Re: [opensuse] usb external disk questions
  • From: J Sloan <joe@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 09:47:27 -0800
  • Message-id: <458EBD2F.1090109@xxxxxxxxxx>

Primm wrote:
> Hi
> I have an external 250Mb usb disk. 10.2 X86_64 picks it up as /dev/sdc and
> mounts it under /media/disk. I just formatted sdc1 with reiser. I want to
> use the disk as backup to take off the premises. I want /home /srv
> and /var/lib/mysql backing up. My question is, if I write a script to rsync
> these three directories to /media/disk will the mount point _always_
> be /media/disk when I plug it back in again?

I've been doing something similar: I have a 200 GB external USB drive, which I
formatted as reiser, and I do a nightly rsync of several filesystems with a
cron job. Bottom line is that for a year or so now, it's always appeared as
/media/usbdisk when automounted.

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