Stop Hal, stop.

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at
Thu Nov 15 01:09:47 UTC 2007

Tom Horsley wrote:
> I have a USB drive I leave plugged in, but I only want it used
> by my nightly cron script for backups (the script mounts it, does the
> backup, then unmounts it).
> How do I wall this drive off from HAL or whoever it is that keeps
> on "conveniently" mounting it for me in /media under Fedora 8?
One thing you can try is to put an entry for it in /etc/fstab. In
the past, I have noticed that mounts listed in /etc/fstab are
ignored by HAL. YMMV.


  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

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