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Thread: 11.1 and static mount?

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    vkomu NNTP User

    Default 11.1 and static mount?

    Hey all,

    I have try to make 11.1 static mount to my cdrom with this but i can't get it work so ill have to ask here if any have done this.

    thanks.

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    Default Re: 11.1 and static mount?

    I am in the same boat. I attempted the instructions in the wiki as well, but its a no go. Anyone have a solution to this?

    Thanks!

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    Default Re: 11.1 and static mount?

    Hi & welcome to you two!

    I don't understand what you mean by a static mount to the cdrom?
    Your cdrom should automount itself.

    What are you exactly trying to achieve? Also which version of openSUSE are you using and which DE (KDE/GNOME/...)?

    Cheers,
    Wj
    Have a lot of fun!

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    Default Re: 11.1 and static mount?

    I think this is the permissions bug
    Go to Yast > security and users > user and group management > select your user > click edit then on the details tab add disk and cdrom.

    /Geoff
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    Default Re: 11.1 and static mount?

    What I am wanting is to have any and all CDs or DVDs that are in the drive always mount at something like /media/cdrom instead of /media/DISK_LABEL.

    Using the disk label as a mounting point plays havoc with many multi-disk installations expecting disk2 to be at the same mount point as disk1.

    The wiki has instructions for creating an fdi file for HAL to instruct it to mount /dev/hdc or /dev/sr0 or whatever your device name is at such a mount point, but those instructions no longer work in 11.1.

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    Default Re: 11.1 and static mount?

    OK, so it seems this is not an uncommon request, see here.

    Is it really the case that we cannot 'tie' some devices to static/fixed/constant mount points?

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