USB memory stick hotswap problems
Marc van Kempen
marc at bowtie.nl
Tue Sep 28 04:40:00 PDT 2004
Karel J. Bosschaart wrote:
>On Sat, Sep 25, 2004 at 01:16:38PM +0200, Ivan Voras wrote:
>>What is the expected behavour when umounting USB drives which have
>>already been unplugged? :)
>>I'm sure I'm not the only one who often forgets to umount these thingies
>>when leaving the site I'm working at the moment, so it should probably
>>be something other than what I always encounter (BETA5):
>>Any ideas how to solve or circumevent these problems? (Aside from "don't
>I'm using mtools (and mtoolsfm as a graphical frontend) for accessing
>my USB memory stick. This does not require mounting the device.
>A disadvantage is that this only works for devices with a FAT filesystem.
A nice feature of kde is (I wasn't aware of this until recently) is that
it can use mtools transparantly in konqueror, just specify
as the url, where drive letter is the one that you would use with
mtools. Possibly the gnome file manager can do something similar.
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