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Gmane
From: jack craig <jackc <at> linuxlighthouse.com>
Subject: Re: usb mount point control
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.general
Date: Tuesday 30th June 2009 23:35:54 UTC (over 7 years ago)
works like  a champ! this should be in the release notes!

THX!

On 06/30/2009 04:06 PM, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> jack craig wrote:
>    
>> Hi Fedora Folks,
>>
>> over the weekend, i decided to upgrade my fc10 to fc11. it wasnt too
>> painful, it only broke my email and mplayer.
>>
>> however, as i used my sd card to shuttle files to/from my moblin
>> netbook, i had a /etc/fstab entry of the form, ...
>>
>> /dev/sdd1  /media/disk             ext3                defaults   0 0
>>
>> and this bought me the assurance that upon mount, /media/disk/.. is
>> where i'd find my sd card files.
>>
>> now with fc11, this same entry fails to do the job, i get a system
>> generated mount point of the form, ...
>>
>> /dev/sdd1 on /media/c35d465d-bf2b-4c9a-9fd4-5a6e02d8d219 type ext2
>> (rw,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=devkit)
>>
>> and if i add my fstab entry, i get an error about only root can mount
>> /dev/sdd1 on /media/disk.
>>
>> could someone point me to how to override this behaviour?
>>
>>      
> With that fstab entry, you should have gotten the same error in F10.
> You need the user or users option to let a normal user mount an
> entry in fstab. What it looks like you are getting as a mount point
> is the uuid of the partation on the SD card. I suspect that the
> fstab entry was not used in F10, and HAL was using /media/disk as
> the mount point. Now, if you label the partition, you should get a
> mount point of /media/
 
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