Originally posted by christer
Quick question. If I add a line in fstab to mount my digital camera but the camera isn't connected what happens when I do connect it? Will it have to be mounted manually at that point? Or is the /dev mounted and will just need a 'refresh'.
No you'll get an error, that the file system could not be mounted. If you like to connect your digital camera to your machine, you'll need to mount the file-system manually or put in in fstab, but with the noauto option, which means it will not be automatically mounted at boot.
Hope this helps,