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[Bug 153768] Re: External SATA (eSATA) removable disk not auto mounted


** Package changed: udisks (Ubuntu) => udisks2 (Ubuntu)

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  External SATA (eSATA) removable disk not auto mounted

Status in Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL):
  Fix Released
Status in The Linux Kernel:
Status in OEM Priority Project:
  Won't Fix
Status in OEM Priority Project oneiric series:
  Won't Fix
Status in hal package in Ubuntu:
  Won't Fix
Status in linux package in Ubuntu:
  Won't Fix
Status in udisks2 package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  eSATA disks are are not auto mounted when plugged in.  This is because
  udisks uses a heuristic to decide if it should auto mount a drive.
  The heuristic is motivated by the desire to not auto mount internal
  disks/partitions that belong to other operating systems.  The
  heuristic currently makes the assumption that disks connected via a
  usb bus are external, and disks connected with other buses ( sata,
  scsi ) are internal, and thus does not mount them.  This heuristic is
  inherently unreliable as usb disks can potentially be internal, and
  sas/sata disks can be external.  Thus, the heuristic needs to be
  disabled, and all unknown disks need to be auto mounted.  Disks
  detected but left unconfigured at install time should have entries in
  /etc/fstab set to noauto to prevent their being auto mounted.

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