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Old 04-19-2005, 12:10 PM   #1
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async with udev

How do I make udev to mount my USB drive "async"?

It's an external USB drive and I understand "sync" is a good default, but the performance isn't very exciting in this mode and the device is permanently attached anyway.

Any hints welcome.
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Old 04-19-2005, 06:19 PM   #2
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I'm doing this in Fedora, so the file path may not be the same...

Go into /usr/share/hal/90defaultpolicy and open storage-policy.fdi in the edotor of your choice.
Look for a stanza that looks like
          <match key="volume.size" compare_lt="2147483648">
	    <match key="@block.storage_device:storage.hotpluggable" bool="true">
	      <merge key="volume.policy.mount_option.sync" type="bool">true</merge>
	      <merge key="volume.policy.mount_option.noatime" type="bool">true</merge>
	    <match key="@block.storage_device:storage.removable" bool="true">
	      <merge key="volume.policy.mount_option.sync" type="bool">true</merge>
	      <merge key="volume.policy.mount_option.noatime" type="bool">true</merge>
and change the .sync values to false.



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