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Old 10-31-2004, 01:32 PM   #1
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automount cdrom and pen drives


there is some way that my slack auto mount devices that i connect like pen drives and cdrom's and give the apropriate permissons to unmount to the current user?
Old 10-31-2004, 02:27 PM   #2
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I guess you'd need to install supermount for cd-roms.
For usb-devices you'll have to play with the hotplug
scripts and modify /etc/fstab for the appropriate device.


P.S.: Supermount is evil :)
Old 10-31-2004, 02:55 PM   #3
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Why not use submount and just put a link to the device on your desktop?

(*incert cd, open desktop shortcut, view contents*)
Old 10-31-2004, 02:56 PM   #4
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I use submount and it works great with both cdrom and floppies, I assume it will work as well with pen drive but never tried.

Here is the link for the project :

There is two versions, one for kernel 2.6, submount-0.9 and the other submount-2.4-0.9 for kernel 2.4.

Give it a try!


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