arrgh <Sigh> auto mounting cd-rw gets in my way...

William Hooper whooperhsd3 at
Wed May 5 12:12:01 UTC 2004

Joe(theWordy)Philbrook said:
> Apparently because it's existing filesystem was detected and it was
> automatically mounted for me on /mnt/cdrom1 even though my fstab says
> noauto (do I so badly miss-remember the purpose of noauto?)

Yes, you badly miss-remember the purpose of noauto...

$ man fstab
"Common for all types of file system are the options ‘‘noauto’’ (do not
mount when "mount -a" is given, e.g., at boot time)..."

William Hooper

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