Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 117005
updfstab: catch-all patterns in configuration file?
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:42:49 EDT
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
For example, this entry (it's a USB CF card reader, but it could be
anything) from hwconf:
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.
The matching is done on the SCSI entry, not the USB entry.
Output of /proc/scsi/scsi with card reader inserted:
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
Ugh. USB MASS STORAGE DEVICE doesn't really lend itself to any good
Can you attach /proc/scsi/usb-storage-* when this is attached?
Created attachment 99504 [details]
output of /proc/scsi/usb-storage-0/1 with device attached
Unfortunately, that really doesn't have *any* distinguishing data. I
suppose we could have a /mnt/stuff entry. :)
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.