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'Automount external drive if attached' rule?

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I've got an external hard drive attached to my desktop, which automounts on start-up with the following line in /etc/fstab: Code: UUID=24586C8B586C5D94 /mnt/Neko.Storage ntfs defaults 0 0 What I've found, though, is that if this drive isn't attached, my system won't boot - it just sits and waits during the boot process, presumably looking for that device. Is there any way to create a rule where the drive will be mounted only if it's detected, and the boot process will pass over it if it can't be found? I'm thinking, for instance, if the drive fails or were left at a friend's house. (HowTos)