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Old 02-01-2008, 06:40 PM   #1
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ivman and label (mount point) How to??


I am trying to set up ivman (Debian lenny, fluxbox).

Almost everything looks great, except for mount point.
USB drive automount is great, but as I have many of them, I want label as mount point, to avoid confusion. (as thunar volman or exo-mount does)

Is there any way to make label as mount point? (/media/myLabel)

So far, I have found: but it does not work with me.

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Old 02-12-2008, 11:01 PM   #2
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I tried making modifications in the hal policy file, but didn't have any luck there.

What I finally did was modify ivman's mounting commands in /etc/ivman/IvmConfigBase.xml

I changed the mount command to:

<ivm:Option name="mountcommand" value="pmount '$hal.block.device$' /media/'$hal.volume.label$'" />
and that works. I also had to add the following lines:

<!-- Add label if no label exists -->
<match key="volume.label" string="">
  <merge key="volume.label" type="string">usbdisk</merge>
to my hal policy file (/usr/share/hal/fdi/policy/10osvendor/20-storage-methods.fdi) under the vfat mounting section. This was because I had a few disks that didn't have any labels.

btw I am running this under Ubuntu Server 7.10

Good luck.


fluxbox, ivman, label, mountpoint

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