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[Discuss] best way to automount removable SATA drives

Recently I upgraded my system with a new MB and on MB SSD card. I have 
my root and home theere. My system has 4 hot pluggable slots for SATA. 
Currently my old home and root are on a RAID 1 pair and my backup drive 
is on a third.

I certainly can place the, in /etc/fstab and treat them as permanently 
mounted. But, I would like to keep them offline. For some good technical 
reasons udev does not automount these drives. The main candidates for 
physical removale are the backup drive and a data drive (for very large 
files and directories like VMs and stuff that I don't want on the SSD.

I could set these up using autofs. But I also have been looking at 

Jerry Feldman <gaf.linux at>
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