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I was trying to rename the icons for my drives on my desktop and someone suggested that I should not have it automatically display them at all, but make shortcuts of my own. So I tried this, but when I restart I get an error if I try to click those icons. I have to goto a console as root and umount the drives and then mount each one again. Then the icons will work.
The initiall error message when I first click the icons after a reboot is:
" Could not mount device.
The report error was:
mount: according to mtab, none is already mounted
mount failed "
Here is my mtab file, maybe it will be useful in solving this?
What you made are mounting icons. You can't mount a drive with supemount enabled and you have supermount enabled on your cd drives and floppy.
This all depends what you want. Supermount automatically mounts a device when the media is inserted. If you want to use that, you should make desktop shortcuts to the mount points for the various drives.
The alternative is using mounting icons like you made but with supermount disabled. After you insert the media, you click on the icon and the device is mounted and konqueror opens up and displays the contents. When your done, you right click on the icon and select "unmount" from the Actions menu then remove the media. You must always unmount before removing the media. To disable supermount, as root run:
Originally Mandrake 9.2 named the icons the way I liked (ex. CD-ROM, DVD-ROM). However I wanted the DVD drive to mount to /mnt/dvdrw rather than /mnt/cdrom2. So I changed it, but when I rebooted the icon for the DVD drive was labeled /mnt/dvdrw rather than DVD-ROM, so I just wanted it to label the icon as it did before I changed the mount point of the DVD drive.
Making a Link to Location and pointing it to the /mnt/ point of the drive worked.