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Old 12-26-2004, 09:09 AM   #1
matthias49
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Question Usb key auto-mounted twice => multiple mounting points !


Hi everyone,

i'm begging for help concerning a newbie-trouble i have.

My MP3 player worked fine the first time I plugged it into Linux. It auto-mounted right-away and everything, under sda1 at point /mnt/removable

But then I unplugged it without unmounting it. Apart from not saving the changes I had made (I had copied some music), it left the "HDD" Icon on desktop ever since (can't remove it ; it's here even if nothing's in the USB slots)

When i started mounting it again, KDE took it as sdb1 and mounted it in Removable1, leaving the sda1 unused ! I tried defining another mounting point in the setup (calling it "MP3player" for easier reference) and now i find myself with 3 folders in /mnt every time i plug in my key !
Removable1 (empty) Removable2 (which works and cointains my MP3s on the key) MP3player (empty)

I read some stuff about editing etc/fstab. My file looks like that (sorry went through Windows) :

/dev/hda5 / ext3 noatime 1 1

none /dev/pts devpts mode=0620 0 0

/dev/hda7 /home ext3 noatime 1 2

/dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom auto umask=0,user,iocharset=iso8859-15,codepage=850,noauto,ro,exec,users 0
0
/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows vfat umask=0,iocharset=iso8859-15,codepage=850 0
0
none /proc proc defaults 0
0
/dev/hda6 swap swap defaults 0 0



My questions are (probably related one another) :

1. How do I make the "ghost" HDD icon disappear ?

2. How do I come back to the normal situation when sda1 is mounted in a single folder called /mnt/removable ?

Thanks a lot for you help ,

Matthias

Last edited by matthias49; 12-26-2004 at 12:06 PM.
 
  


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