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I have a media server that is made from an AllWell STB-6086 box. I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server "non PAE Kernel" installed on the box.

As of right now my storage media is composed of 4 1TB external USB drives. I have a USB 2.0 PCI card installed that does not work until the drivers for the OS are loaded.

I attempted to put the disk drives UUID into the FSTAB but get a error on boot as the drivers for the USB card loads after the FSTAB is read.

The drives are mixed format of ext3 NTFS and exFat. I am working on moving all the formats over to ext3 for this project as the disk drives will no longer be moved around.

I need to know how to auto mount the USB drives once the drivers for the USB card is loaded.

I have searched to my wits end trying to solve this but no avail!

Thanks for you help Sam

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What error were you getting with your fstab entry? And were you creating the mount(s) in the /media/ directory? –  douggro Dec 4 '13 at 8:26
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I would like to thank NerdTron over at ubuntuforums for helping me figure this out..

I noticed that the drives did not show up when the command fdisk -l was issued, this means the system did not see the drives.. but if you power cycled the drive it would show up..

NerdTron pointed me to this bug report https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+s...ux/+bug/364933 that was for a older version of ubuntu but it fixed the problem..


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