[kwlug-disc] Handling removable media

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Wed Jan 6 11:48:35 EST 2010


Perhaps it is your system.

Kubuntu just handles that automatically. Nothing special. Just plug in
a USB drive and it shows up.

Are you still using Mandriva?

Try using the bootable CD of Ubuntu/Kubuntu 9.10 and see if the same media
works on the same PC.

On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 11:12 AM, Insurance Squared Inc. <
gcooke at insurancesquared.com> wrote:

>  Perhaps it's just my system.  I plug/unplug, nothing. I stand on my left
> leg with my right arm out like I'm trying to get good reception, plug and
> unplug, and it automounts.  I can't seem to do anything consistently, so I
> figured it was something I was doing - but perhaps not.
>
>
>
> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>
> On Wed, 6 Jan 2010, Insurance Squared Inc. wrote:
>
>
>
>  How do folks handle removable media such as USB sticks or external
> USB hard drives? Seems like I should be able to just plug in my USB
> hard drive and have it automount, but in reality I get nonconsistent
> results - can't detect/can't mount, all manner of shenanigans.
>
>
>    on fedora, those sorts of devices automount under /media, typically
> under their volume name.  never seen a problem.
>
> rday
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