[arch-general] how to mount external hdd

Guus Snijders gsnijders at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 11:45:42 EST 2009

2009/2/20 Denis Alessandro Altoe Falqueto <denisfalqueto at gmail.com>:

[ script to first check if the device is available and then mount it ]

I think you just touched the real source of the problem; in my
experience, USB-HDD's take some time to initialize (more than

In my case, i have to wait 10 seconds after plugging it in, so a
script to mount it (or use an automounter) will probably work just

     Guus Snijders

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