devd based AUTOMOUNTER

Ivan Klymenko fidaj at
Mon Feb 20 10:07:37 UTC 2012

В Mon, 20 Feb 2012 09:43:59 +0100
vermaden <vermaden at> пишет:

> Hi,
> new version with new features (and BUGs ;p)
> Added check if ntfsfix from sysutils/ntfsprogs is available, if Yes
> then try to fix the NTFS filesystem before mouting it.
> Added GPL3 License ... just joking ;) ... added FreeBSD License to
> the file.
> Added 'noatime' as a default mount option when possible.
> Added TIMEOUT so when an 'orphan' STATE file lock remains, it will be
> deleted after a TIMEOUT.
> Added /usr/local/etc/devd/automount.devd file instead of messing with
> the base system config at /etc/devd.conf.
> Added config file to be used from /usr/local/etc/automount.conf file,
> possible options are (these are defaults): MNTPREFIX="/media"
>   LOG="/var/log/automount.log"
>   STATE="/var/run/automount.state"
>   ENCODING="en_US.ISO8859-1"
>   CODEPAGE="cp437"
>   DATEFMT="%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S"
> Mine config currently has only these:
>   ENCODING="pl_PL.ISO8859-2"
>   CODEPAGE="cp852"
> The USERMOUNT otions if set to YES (default to NO) will 'chmod
> +s /sbin/umount', so You can click the ^ button on the devices list
> These newly mounted devices appear on NAUTILUS sidebar (only
> with /media prefix).
> But THUNAR and PCMANFM does not do that, You know any other FMs that
> display mounted thumb drives/devices?
> First BUG: (not fixed yet, but workaround already is working)
> Plug in FAT32 and NTFS drives at the same time, when FAT32 device
> will be detected first, it will get mounted and the NTFS drive will
> be mounted TWICE, so I added __check_already_mounted function to
> check if it is not already mounted.

Thank you so much!

Could you update, please first post in the forum?


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