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Old 12-30-2006, 10:42 AM   #1
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Problem with automatically mount USB devices into an unusual place on SUSE 10.2

I am new to Linux and hence I am not sure if this is possible.
I am trying to mount my USB storage devices /dev/sda1 and /dev/sda2 to /iamshared/usb
I used the mount command in the terminal, but every time I reboot the devices unmount, resulting in me having to sign in as root, and mount the devices again.
Is there a way to automatically mount the devices
Old 12-30-2006, 10:54 AM   #2
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Run 'man fstab' . It will describe you format of /etc/fstab. Everything that is put there without option 'noauto' is mounted at boot.
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also, if you add the "users" append in the fstab line, you don't have to log in as root.

Do you know about su? (At first I didn't know about that, and once I learned it made using the root account a lot easier).

Would you like a sample fstab to look at?


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