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Mount external HDD with static mount point

I have many USB external drives (hdd, flash drive, etc) and I want that they appears always with the same name under /dev folder (also mount external hdd with static mount point).

This can be achieved writing custom udev rules.

I have wrote my own rules which I saved them into a /etc/udev/rules.d/10-local.rules file:

All information about a device handled by udev can be found using the udevadm management tool:

Daniel Dracke have a detailed guide about this and that can be found here.

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Mount external HDD with static mount point

Eugen Mihailescu

Founder/programmer/one-man-show at Cubique Software
Always looking to learn more about *nix world, about the fundamental concepts of math, physics, electronics. I am also passionate about programming, database and systems administration. 16+ yrs experience in software development, designing enterprise systems, IT support and troubleshooting.
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