[ubuntu] USB Fat32 Hard Drive Mounting

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I am running Ubuntu Hardy 8.04 on a Sony PIII laptop. I have a Simpletech 250GB USB hard drive that I use for backups and a few other things. It is formatted as Fat32 so that I can use it in several platforms. The drive does not automount at boot or when connected to the system. It is automatically mounted by all my other systems, including Win2K on the same laptop. My Ubuntu automatically mounts everything else, including thumb drives and an NTFS USB hard drive. I can manually mount it using Code: sudo mkdir /media/simpletech250 sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 /media/simple (Hardware)