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Sunday, November 26th 2006, 11:29pm

automount usb-storage devices synchronal


when I plug in an USB-storage device it gets automatically mounted. This is nice.

Is there a way to set additional mount parameters? I want them to be mounted with the sync-option.



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Monday, November 27th 2006, 1:11pm

RE: automount usb-storage devices synchronal

Then you should define that in /etc/fstab with the 'sync' option.
Bram Schoenmakers
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Monday, November 27th 2006, 1:47pm

But /etc/fstab is for static mount points (and my one actually consists only of two lines for / and /proc).

When I plug in an usb-device it will be "magically" mounted at /media/phone or something like that.



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Wednesday, November 29th 2006, 7:25pm


I have discover something : If you don't want the automatically mounting of your usb device, you have to do that in the kde environment :
- open Konqueror
- select the icon called "storage media" on the left side.
- your usb key must be shown on the window (on the right side). Then right click on your usb key and chose "Properties"
- you can deselect the "automatically mounting" by left clicking on a check box if you want, changing the automatic mount point, and adding the Synchronous option.

PS : sorry for my bad english, but I hope that informations will help you.
French newbie in testing debian



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Wednesday, November 29th 2006, 7:41pm

the automounting is part of the submount-deamon, isn't it?

so you may have to configure your submount-deamon

but i'm not sure