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10.5: Mount a partition or volume on demand
Authored by: mmnw on Aug 13, '09 03:27:00AM

I also am not sure if it can cause problems. Guess it won't. Since you are unmounting it grafecully without force.
But it could take longer than not mounting it at all. I'm pretty sure spotlight starts it's indexing process even if no user is logged in. Also I don't know if spotlight is already running at this point of boot.
So in the end, it's just a matter of elegance. Not mounting seems more "right" to me than mounting/unmounting ;)



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