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Sat Apr 8 08:13:55 PDT 2006
Andrew Benton(b3nt at ukonline.co.uk)@Sat, Apr 08, 2006 at 03:50:05PM +0100:
> Well obviously, if there's no suitable entry in /etc/fstab then I'd have
> to become root to be able to mount something.
> I don't like the idea of using a daemon running in the background all
> the time. Working out what to put in /etc/fstab and writing udev rules
> so it all works properly are part of administering a system.
> For example, it would create a problem to plug 2 usb memory devices in
> at once because they couldn't both be /dev/sda1. In that situation I'd
> need to write udev rules to put the different devices on different nodes
> in /dev and then use entries in /etc/fstab to mount them in different
> places. In practice, it doesn't happen. The kids just plug in on device
> at a time.
I wonder if you can make a summary and put all this information into the
> The hard part was teaching them to right click and unmount the device
> before unplugging it. ROX works slightly better than Nautilus in that
> regard. In ROX, when you navigate away from a folder you've mounted it
> asks you if it should unmount it or take no action. In Nautilus you have
> to remember to right click and unmount it.
Off topic,but I would like to ask if we can put the Rox-filler into the
book.Simple,stable,lighting fast an excellent tool.
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