Bug 75636 - mount -t auto dows not work for usb disk
Summary: mount -t auto dows not work for usb disk
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mount   
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Elliot Lee
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-10-10 14:59 UTC by Gene Czarcinski
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:47 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-14 17:12:28 UTC
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Description Gene Czarcinski 2002-10-10 14:59:25 UTC
Description of Problem:
I have a Maxtor 80GB usb disk on which I allocated a single partition and
formatted it ext2.

I can mount my other ide partitions using -t auto or leaving this off entirely.
 However, for the usb disk, I must specify -t ext2 to have it mounted properly.

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1. attach a usb disk
2. mount it without the filesystem type being specified

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Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2003-01-14 17:12:28 UTC
Make sure you are specifying the partition with the ext2 filesystem, and not the whole disk. 
Otherwise, it's known to work for someone here...

Comment 2 Gene Czarcinski 2003-01-14 19:38:28 UTC
Mmmm ... works for me now too but this is with 8.0 plus all current errata. 
Given when this was reported, that was a very different system (kernel, etc.). 
It may not have worked then (or it may have been an operator error) but it works

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