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Prevent a given partition from mounting at boot
Authored by: transeau on Oct 10, '06 11:00:44AM

a little more complicated than it needs to be...

I did this;

Add to the end of /etc/rc (before the "exit")

diskutil unmount /Volumes/Windows
diskutil unmount /Volumes/Windows\ Data



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Prevent a given partition from mounting at boot
Authored by: gorefest on Oct 10, '06 11:39:10AM

more clean would be putting this in /etc/rc.local ... ;)



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Prevent a given partition from mounting at boot
Authored by: AquaX on Oct 10, '06 04:11:39PM

The added benefit of the original hint is that the drive won't mount, even if you're just connecting the external drive without rebooting.

Quite useful for my situation, because my MBP is on and off my desk 2 to 3 times a day, with no restarts between.



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Prevent a given partition from mounting at boot
Authored by: xSmurf on Apr 18, '07 08:33:03PM

This used to work great (I use rc.local though), but recently it stoped working. According to my logs, the drive isn't yet mounted when rc.local executes. Any ideas?

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MacBook Pro 2.16Ghz / 2Gb / 100Gb 7200rpm / CD/DVD±RW
PM G4 DP 800 / 1.25gb / 120Gb+80Gb / CD/DVD±RW/RAM/DL
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