Manolis Kiagias wrote: > Odhiambo Washington wrote: >> Hello List, >> >> For some time now, I have been baffled by one thing: Mac OS X somehow has >> FreeBSD under the hood. When you connect a USB stick (flash disk, external >> drive) to a Mac, it gets automounted, yet the same does not happen on >> FreeBSD. >> I have seen several questions being asked on this list about this feature, >> but the answer is neither here nor there. >> There is even a port (sysutils/automounter) that I believe is supposed to >> help towards this, but again it's not as easy as it seems to be. >> Now my question is just one: Why should it be this difficult for FreeBSD to >> have the automount feature within the base system? >> If OS X is doing it, Linux is doing it, FreeBSD can do it. >> >> > FreeBSD *can* automount. The problem for the time being is pulling a USB > flash drive without unmounting.
This works better in 7-STABLE.
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