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domm (4030)

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Just in case you like to know, I'm currently full-time father of 2 kids, half-time Perl hacker, sort-of DJ, bicyclist, no longer dreadlocked and 33 years old

I'm also head of [], maintainer of the CPANTS [] project, member of the TPF Grants Commitee [] and the YAPC Europe Foundation [].

I've got stuff on CPAN [], held various talks [] and organised YAPC::Europe 2007 in Vienna [].

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Thursday November 30, 2006
03:43 PM

(linux && usb)--

[ #31770 ]

Grr, I just waisted 1.5 hours to get simple automounting of USB storage devices on linux (gentoo) working. I just want to plug some USB-thingy into my laptop and have it mounted somewhere reasonable.

Currently, after plugging in something, it gets mounted to /media/some_cryptic_thing_like_sdb1.
Oh, and if I plug in various things (mp3 player, camera, USB stick), they get different names every time. Annoying!

I'm using ivman, which seems to be the best option (beside switching to a Win-like thing like Gnome, which I want to avoid).

But on the plus side, this issue is the only thing left that annoyes me on linux, now that I have wireless and hibernate (to ram and disk) working.

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