First F7 install USB drives not automounting

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Tue Jun 26 23:18:30 UTC 2007

John Bowden wrote:
> Hi list
> 	Fresh install of F7. I just plugged in two different USB external hard rives 
> and none of them were auto mounted. Both drives are IDE drives in external 
> USB enclosures. One is a laptop drive and the enclosure gets its power from 
> the USB socket, the other is standard size drive and the enclosure has its 
> own power supply. Any ideas?

This is determined by 
You can either edit it or just move it out of that location and auto 
mounting would work.

It has been done as a security measure but policy kit in Fedora 8 should 
make this much more usable. There is a recent discussion in fedora-devel 
list about this FYI.


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