Re: New Zaurus Wishlist - removable media handling

From: Xavier Bestel (
Date: Thu Jun 27 2002 - 03:11:51 EST

Le jeu 27/06/2002 à 04:18, David D. Hagood a écrit :
> Tomasz Rola wrote:
> > As a former Amiga user and now yet another Linux user, I probably know
> > what you mean. Well, I'm not a kernel engineer but maybe it could be done
> > with a virtual fs like /dev - so that
> This sounds like autofs - you'd just need a program to scan all
> available removable block devices, and look for a "label" to ID the
> media - either a (V)FAT label, or an EXT(23) label, or XFS label, or....
> Then you mount the named volume as needed, with a 10 second umount
> timeout, so that you can remove it easily.

timeouts are *evil*.

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