Help with devd.conf

Mike Clarke jmc-freebsd2 at
Sat Sep 24 16:19:56 UTC 2011

On Saturday 24 September 2011, Rod Person wrote:

> I'm trying to understand devd.conf to auto mount usb devices. For
> example I have a usb drive that will show up as da1 so as a test I
> just want to write something to syslog when it is plugged in.


> Any help would be appreciated, thanks.

This works for me:

attach 10 {
        match "device-name" "umass[0-9]";
        action "logger you plugged in some usb device";

Mike Clarke

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