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Re: [SLUG] Autofs probs with 6 in 1 card reader - soln for anyone who's interested
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Autofs probs with 6 in 1 card reader - soln for anyone who's interested
- From: "Paul Robinson" <paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 5 Jun 2004 17:24:54 +1000
If anyone wants to do this sort of thing I sorted it out.
Autofs doesn't automatically create the directory listed in
/etc/autofs.misc, you have to cd to it. When using a GUI file manager or
browser "save as" you can't "cd" to the dir as it doesn't exist till it's
mounted and it's mounted by cd'ing to it.. chicken and the egg I thought..
Solution was to symlink to the mount point and then GUI systems can cd to it
and mount it via cd'ing to the symlink.
Would love to know how redhat get the icon to pop up for when you insert a
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Kempe" <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Paul Robinson" <paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2004 9:34 PM
Subject: Re: [SLUG] Autofs probs with 6 in 1 card reader
> Paul Robinson wrote:
> > files and CD's show up ok, but the smart media doesn't. Is it something
> > to do with the devices being scsi devices that won't allow them to be
> > auto detected?
> I dunno about this particular problem, but I have had to use the
> rescan-scsi-bus.sh script when using firewire drives under linux.
> it scans for and add scsi devices so you can mount them.
> you can find it off linux1394.org i think