Bug 61827 - kudzu doesn't use the automounter
Summary: kudzu doesn't use the automounter
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kudzu   
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Version: 7.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Keywords: FutureFeature
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-03-24 23:55 UTC by Douglas Kilpatrick
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:26 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-04 22:49:40 UTC
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Description Douglas Kilpatrick 2002-03-24 23:55:39 UTC
Appologies if Kudzu is the wrong component.  This is a pure feature request that
a lot of components: Kudzu, autorun, magicdev, etc...

RedHat ships with autofs configured to automount the cdrom under /misc/cd. 
Using a timeout
of ~2 seconds or less allows you to use the automounter in a very transparent
way, acting
a lot like Mandrake's Supermount patch.

Let kudzu's updfstab program modify /etc/auto.misc instead of /etc/fstab. 
Whatever program
adds the KDE(/Gnome?) "click here to mount" icons should then be changed to add 
"view profiles" and associated launcher icons for /misc/foo instead.

Then the desktop acts more "Windows"-ish and convientent without having to deal
kernel hacks. 

Drawback: automounter becomes a core package, adding to feature bloat.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-02-04 22:49:40 UTC
Closing out bugs on older, no longer supported releases. Apologies for any lack
of response. Please attempt to confirm with more recent releases.

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