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Re: [SLUG] How do I automount CF card when PCMCIA adapter inserted?
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] How do I automount CF card when PCMCIA adapter inserted?
- From: Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2006 20:37:50 +1000
- User-agent: Mutt/1.5.12-2006-07-14
<quote who="John Clarke">
> I have a new (HP) laptop with Ubuntu 6.06. Most things just work :-)
> I also have a PCMCIA compact flash adapter which works, except that I have
> to mount the drive manually after inserting it. I'd like to have it
> automount but having never played with PCMCIA on Linux I don't know what
> to do to make it happen.
> Would someone please point me in the right direction?
It totally depends on your PCMCIA adapter. Some do everything fine, even if
you're (un)plugging the CF itself. Some are fine if you're just (un)plugging
the PCMCIA card. Some are totally h0rked (but a subset of those are probably
I'd recommend filing a bug with as much information you can glean about the
PCMCIA/CF adaper as possible.
Quick thing you can try - boot with it unplugged, run hal-device-manager,
plug it in and see what happens.
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