Sunday, November 10, 2013

Automount NTFS Filesystem with usbmount on plug-in USB Storage Devices

First step. Install usbmount package on Raspbian with below command
sudo apt-get -y install usbmount fuse ntfs-3g
After install usbmount package.
Problem about default configure of usbmount.
It cannot automount NTFS Filesystem.
Modify configure of usbmount for mount NTFS Filesystem on /etc/usbmount/usbmount.conf with Editor. 

Find this line
FILESYSTEMS="vfat ext2 ext3 ext4 hfsplus"
Change to
FILESYSTEMS="vfat ext2 ext3 ext4 hfsplus ntfs fuseblk"
And Restart OS for force take effect.
sudo shutdown -r now
Finish Step.
Test plug-in USB Storage Devices with NTFS Filesystem.
It can automount on /media/usb0
For change default path of automount usb devices (/media/usb<number>)
Modify /etc/usbmount/usbmount.conf with Editor again.

Find this line
MOUNTPOINTS="/media/usb0 /media/usb1 /media/usb2 /media/usb3 /media/usb4 /media/usb5 /media/usb6 /media/usb7"
It can change to other location, if you want.
Sequence of mountpoint left to right.

device 1 -> /media/usb0
device 2 -> /media/usb1

If it don't umounted usb device and unplug it, mountpoint is not umount.
It cannot use this mountpoint on other device.
Please umount mountpoint before unplug usb device.

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