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Originally posted by punx120 * In my sid box, i've got two partitions i auto mount at startup, before using gnome-volume-manager, they appears on the desktop, but now not, how can i add them to the desktop ?
Gnome volume manager checks if it can find an entry for the device in /etc/fstab. If it does, it will respect setting given there., including the name (of the mountpoint).
If you use USB memory sticks, it would be advisable to include entries for them in fstab also... I use options "sync,dirsync,noatime" to reduce amount of writes to the stick - thus increasing it's lifetime. By default gnome volume manager mounts filesystems without specific options. Check /etc/mtab to see with what options your harddisk is mounted.
Btw. if you add option "users" to your device in fstab, you will see icon on the gnome desktop whenever the device is mounted. Option "user" might work also, but with that option only the user who mounted the device (or root) will be able to unmount it.