User vermaden is back again with another tutorial from his FreeBSD Desktop series. This time, we’ll learn how to configure automatic mounting of removable media such as USB thumbdrives through the automount command or dsbmd tool. See the link below for the full set of instructions. 

In this article in the FreeBSD Desktop series I will introduce various methods to automatically (or not) mount external/removable devices such as USB or eSATA disks/pendrives or SD/microSD flash cards.

One of the FreeBSD daemons is devd(8) – the device state change daemon that provides a way to have userland programs run when certain kernel events happen. Such events are when new block device appears/disappears from the /dev directory. ….

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