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No automatic detection of added drive
« on: October 29, 2007, 10:46:22 pm »
Hi,

I've put brand new drive into Hybrid and it seems like not being detected plug'n'play by LMCE.

Should it be formatted prior detection by LMCE ?

Any workaround for newbie users - they probably won't know how to format drive.... (me included, although I'll search for info on Internet)....

I also believe that there will be distinction in path that some media resides in this drive (probably only in Filename mode, right?) ... Do I have any other option (like mounting another drive as for instance /home/public/data/audio).... I remember I tried this under Pluto some time ago, but then there was a problem, cause NFS share wouldn't share those symlinks, so it took quite some hacking to fix it. and it was broken after every upgrade....

Any elegant solution ?

Thanks in advance,

regards,

Bulek.
Thanks in advance,

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Bulek.

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Re: No automatic detection of added drive
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2007, 01:27:20 am »
Hi,

I've put brand new drive into Hybrid and it seems like not being detected plug'n'play by LMCE.

Should it be formatted prior detection by LMCE ?

Any workaround for newbie users - they probably won't know how to format drive.... (me included, although I'll search for info on Internet)....

I also believe that there will be distinction in path that some media resides in this drive (probably only in Filename mode, right?) ... Do I have any other option (like mounting another drive as for instance /home/public/data/audio).... I remember I tried this under Pluto some time ago, but then there was a problem, cause NFS share wouldn't share those symlinks, so it took quite some hacking to fix it. and it was broken after every upgrade....

Any elegant solution ?

Thanks in advance,

regards,

Bulek.


The drive needs to be formatted & partitioned and then lmce's auto-detection will detect and offer it for inclusion. You can do that from the KDE desktop. I agree it would be useful if this stage was also part of the auto-detection process too though.
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Re: No automatic detection of added drive
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2007, 09:28:21 am »

The drive needs to be formatted & partitioned and then lmce's auto-detection will detect and offer it for inclusion. You can do that from the KDE desktop. I agree it would be useful if this stage was also part of the auto-detection process too though.

Any recomendation for file system ? ext3 as usual ?

Thanks in advance,

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Thanks in advance,

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Re: No automatic detection of added drive
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2007, 11:13:01 am »

The drive needs to be formatted & partitioned and then lmce's auto-detection will detect and offer it for inclusion. You can do that from the KDE desktop. I agree it would be useful if this stage was also part of the auto-detection process too though.

Any recomendation for file system ? ext3 as usual ?

Thanks in advance,

regards,
Bulek.


We always choose ext3 ;-)
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