From: "Tony Lawrence" <pcu...@gmail.com> Subject: Re: How to Disable Automatic Mounting of External Drives Date: 26 Dec 2006 05:55:46 -0800 Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> References: <0001HW.C1B5AC3A0000F006B019F94F@news.supernews.com> TaliesinSoft wrote: > Yes, I've ranted on this issue before, but I'm still hoping that perhaps > there is a successful solution to my grump. > > Here's the situation.... > > I have several external drives attached to my MacBook Pro. My preference is > that these drives remain unmounted until needed. Two of them are used for > SuperDuper! backups and one for storage of video projects. SuperDuper! will > automatically mount and unmount the drives containing backup target volumes > when the backup runs are made. I have no problem mounting and unmounting the > video projects drive myself. See Prevent a given partition from mounting at boot at Macosxhints.com It's interesting that OS X pays attention to fstab even though it doesn't use it by default.. -- Tony Lawrence Unix/Linux/Mac OS X Resources https://aplawrence.com
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