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Tutorial: Mount removable Linux drives with a persistent name

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You might have wondered how comes that your mp3 player is automatically mounted under a nice name like JUKEBOX for instance, while you usb stick simply get a name like USB_BAR and USB_BAR-1... for its partitions.

This is actually due to hal automatically mounting the device.

This tutorial will show you how to give a label to your partitions in order to have your removable devices mounted under an explicit location such as: /media/red-usb-disk or /media/my-big-fat-partition.
 read more | score:8072 | -chantra, January 12, 2007
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