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Old 10-27-2007, 03:31 PM   #1
zupidupi
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Auto-mounting/umounting of an external cd/dvd-rom in Ubuntu command line mode


Hiya folks,

I got myself an external cd/dvd-drive the other day. It's connected to my ubuntu-box (edgy), running in command line mode. The drive works fine, but I'm not happy with the mounting/unmounting. The previous, internal drive, got mounted automagically when I put a disc into it, and unmounted when I pressed the eject-button.

With this one, I have to mount it manually (from the command line) and the disc doesn't eject before I umount it (again from the command line). Is this typical for external drives, or should I tweak some settings?

Grateful for any replies.

Mike
 
Old 10-28-2007, 11:49 PM   #2
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This is typical for drives that have been added after the initial installation.
The usual thing is to add an entry to /etc/fstab ... then it will, hopefully, come to the attention of a udev rule.
 
  


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