[PLUG-TALK] Back Up Medium Change

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Tue Dec 8 08:21:08 PST 2009


On Fri, 4 Dec 2009, Paul Mullen wrote:

> There's no guarantee a USB device will always be assigned the same device
> node when it's plugged in. For this reason, I usually configure fstab with
> the UUID or LABEL for any removable file systems, rather than the device
> node. E.g.:
>
>  UUID=F453-3A61 /mnt/sansa vfat user,noauto,fmask=133,dmask=022 0 0

Paul,

   So, with UUID="436bc83a-1d2b-4c58-b3a9-5dbe8efc4112" do I put the entire
string in /etc/fstab?

Rich



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