To find a solution to an issue, it is important to know the terminology.

Search for “Arch Linux automount harddisk” and you will get lots of hits.

One of them is the fstab from Arch Linux wiki.

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Fstab

On that page there is a part about automounting.

We will however change our settings with an application I have always liked :

disks aka gnome-disk-utility.

I want to achieve the following :

  • automount of extra DATA harddisk
  • no input for root password needed

We are doing this in Virtual Box.

I had a what if

I add an extra harddisk to my VB… could that work so I can explain people what to do.