© Peter Korf, Aug. 29, 2002
Auto-autofs detects Disks, Partitions, CD-ROMs, Floppies etc. and sets up an automount configuration.
So it provides an easy access to the hardware.
Auto-autofs is a Perl script that searches
the hardware for block devices using the /proc directory.
It finds partitions on harddisks via fdisk and tries to detect the filesystems.
The script generates also automounter entries for all ISO (or other loopback) files in special folders.
It creates a configuration file (automounter map) or works as a configuration program for automount.
Also a HTML file with all devices will be generated, so it's possible to mount (and umount) partitions by clicking on a link.
Finds IDE and SCSI block devices via /proc
Finds partitions on harddisks
Filesystem and disk size detection via fdisk
Gives the Devices automatically a fitting name (cdrom, cdwriter, zip, part etc.)
By more than one device the names will be numbered (cdrom, cdrom1, cdrom2 etc)
It's possible to give devices an alias (/dev/hdd1 -> "export")
Volume or partition label support (for ext2, ext3, udf, isofs, reiserfs, ntfs and vfat)
more filesystems can be added
Support for Audio and Video CDROMs (see README file) (NEW)
Support for IDE-SCSI Emulation
Support for umount/eject
Support for ISO Files and other loop back files
Add your devices as QuickBrowser to your KDE Panel
Automatically creates symbolic links (/dev/cdrom --> /dev/scd0)
Now it exists a KIO Slave for auto-autofs. See this Screenshot for information.
Umount/Eject via Context Menu
Meta Info Support