Bug 117005 - updfstab: catch-all patterns in configuration file?
updfstab: catch-all patterns in configuration file?
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kudzu (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2004-02-27 05:29 EST by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-31 16:59:41 EST
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output of /proc/scsi/usb-storage-0/1 with device attached (204 bytes, text/plain)
2004-04-16 20:11 EDT, Tammy Fox
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Description Tim Waugh 2004-02-27 05:29:14 EST
Description of problem:
Shouldn't updfstab have some patterns in its configuration file to
match devices not caught by others but where it's clear what the
devices do?

For example, this entry (it's a USB CF card reader, but it could be
anything) from hwconf:

class: HD
bus: USB
detached: 0
driver: usb-storage
desc: "unknown"
usbclass: 8
usbsubclass: 6
usbprotocol: 50
usbbus: 2
usblevel: 1
usbport: 0
usbdev: 3
vendorId: 0c45
deviceId: 1050

The class, bus, and driver show that this is a USB mass storage device
of some sort, so it would be nice if an fstab entry could be added,
even if the partition number can only be guessed at.

kudzu-1.1.46-1
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2004-02-27 09:35:58 EST
The matching is done on the SCSI entry, not the USB entry.
Comment 2 Tammy Fox 2004-03-01 09:31:28 EST
Output of /proc/scsi/scsi with card reader inserted:

Attached devices:
Host: scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 00
  Vendor: _NEC     Model: CD-RW NR-9100A   Rev: 108A
  Type:   CD-ROM                           ANSI SCSI revision: 02
Host: scsi1 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 00
  Vendor: USB MASS Model:  STORAGE DEVICE  Rev: 0.1
  Type:   Direct-Access                    ANSI SCSI revision: 02
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2004-03-01 22:51:28 EST
Ugh. USB MASS STORAGE DEVICE doesn't really lend itself to any good
name. :/
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2004-04-16 00:40:26 EDT
Can you attach /proc/scsi/usb-storage-* when this is attached?
Comment 5 Tammy Fox 2004-04-16 20:11:20 EDT
Created attachment 99504 [details]
output of /proc/scsi/usb-storage-0/1 with device attached
Comment 6 Bill Nottingham 2004-04-16 22:25:30 EDT
Unfortunately, that really doesn't have *any* distinguishing data. I
suppose we could have a /mnt/stuff entry. :)
Comment 7 Bill Nottingham 2005-03-31 16:59:41 EST
As updfstab is no longer used in current releases (removable media mounting is
done via HAL, fstab-sync, and gnome-volume-manager), changes to updfstab will
almost certainly not be addressed.

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