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Old 04-19-2012, 02:37 PM   #1
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usb detail via udev rule

I have written a udev rule that call a script to send email when a usb drive is attached/removed. so far its working fine. but i want to know if there is any way i can include detail of usb drive in my email? how can i get it using udev? like usb size, label, mounted on, time. following is my udev rule and send email script:

SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ACTION=="add", RUN+="/u/usb_added add %b"
usb_added script is:

sendEmail -f root@IP -t -s -m "USB Attached" -o
Old 04-19-2012, 03:05 PM   #2
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the problem is that in the moment when the mail is generated, such details as mountpoint etc don't yet exist.

The script had to wait until the device is mounted and then it could for example parse the output of
df -h


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