[kde-linux] Mounting with exec flag

Paulo J. Matos pocm at soton.ac.uk
Mon Nov 27 13:16:42 UTC 2006

On 11/23/06, John Andersen <jsa at pen.homeip.net> wrote:
> Regardless of which order I plug them in, KDE mounts them in
> /media/<name>    (where name is either My_book or Sansa.
> And I can copy a shell script to both devices and then execute
> that script, but then they are both seen by the system as
> fat32, so I dont think thats a good test.
> So I plugged in another external drive that is usb2, and which
> has a reiserfs partition on it.  I copied my shell script there
> and executed it just fine.  This drive enclosure has both firewire
> and usb, and I tried with both and it works with both.
> Each time I plug it in it is assigned the next available /dev/sdX1
> and is mounted in /media always under the same name regardless
> of order of connection.
> And all are mounted executable.
> So it seems we are back to your original question, how to mount
> them so you can exec from them, and why does it work
> for me, but not for you.

Were you able to find anything on this? It's really not working with
any of my USB devices. Do you think it is a KDE config problem of a
UDEV config problem [if KDE uses UDEV info to mount devices) (I use
Gentoo Linux)?

Paulo Jorge Matos - pocm at soton.ac.uk
PhD Student @ ECS
University of Southampton, UK

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