My intention is to spin-down an external USB drive after 20 minutes of not being used. In the normal case I would use hdparm for this but unfortunately this doesn't work on my external USB drive. It ...
I've bought a new hard disk, a Seagate (Backup Plus), but I'm having problems with it. Firstly, it doesn't mounts every time I plug it in. In such cases, I've got to restart the machine to work with ...
Goal I have a USB drive -- let's say the drive's ID is /dev/disk/by-id/thediskid I would like to mount the drive -- by ID -- to a folder (let's call it /MOUNT_FOLDER) Question What is the best ...
I have an external USB drive which my system recognizes as /dev/sdb1. I want to have it automounted with 755 permissions on boot and shared over the network with samba. I created the mount point ...