19 Sep 2003 bjf   » (Journeyer)

Does anybody else find it odd that it takes an average user three hours (and then giving up) to attempt to configure a USB flash stick to auto-mount upon insertion, just to save three seconds typing a single mount command, just a tad stupid?

If I amortise that enormous waste of time over the number of times I'll be plugging the device in, I'll have worn out a dozen of them.

My apologies to the hotplug people, but judging by the obscene apparent complexity of the Linux hotplug framework to configure, it's an exercise in false economy.

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