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Old 01-22-2010, 10:15 AM   #1
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automounting pen drive

Dear ALL,

I want to mount usb pendrive when plugged usb.My kernel doesn't support hotplug.I know making entry in fstab will mount at boot time ,but not when plug in.Is there any other way to do it except udev?

Please help

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You need, at least, to be in the plugdev group and, probably (can't hurt) the usbfs group for UDEV to mount it automagically. You can use the usermod utility to do this.

You may -- may -- need an entry in /etc/fstab that looks like
#none             /proc/bus/usb    usbfs       devgid=83,devmode=664 0 0
Note that the example is commented-out; you can stick that entry in /etc/fstab and uncomment it if just the group add doesn't work for you. You will probably need to log out and log back in for changes to take effect and you may even need to reboot (probably not).

Hope this helps some.


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