Automount drives off? Nvidia settings save?

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Osc77
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Automount drives off? Nvidia settings save?

Post#1 by Osc77 » 22 Jun 2015, 10:52

Hello, I recently found Porteus and its a very impressive distro your hardwork on this is really appreciated. I have one thing I would like to change, is it possible to stop automounting of windows drives? I boot from a ntfs formatted usb for security purposes and exposing my drives to the OS on boot is unwanted behavior. I did get the save.dat file working by modifying a config file so I should be ok with working with a command prompt or modifying a config file again.

Another weird problem is I can't seem to get the Nvidia X server setting to stick, even after saving with its save configuration button. Porteus loads OS setting from my save.dat file but not Nvidia settings.

Here is my build:

Select your system architecture: 32 bit
Select your system type: Use BIOS
Select your boot mode: GUI
Select your desktop: XFCE

UTC Support: Use Local Time

FSCK: Enable
RAMSIZE: Enable
ZRAM: Enable
CLIEXEC: Disable
GUIEXEC: Disable

Web browser: Firefox
Word Processor: None
VoIP Client: None
Development Tools: None

Video Card Driver: Nvidia
Printing support: No

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Re: Automount drives off? Nvidia settings save?

Post#2 by Seva » 22 Jun 2015, 10:55

i think that linux file system is better for linux, for example ext4
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Re: Automount drives off? Nvidia settings save?

Post#3 by Osc77 » 22 Jun 2015, 10:58

I was thinking of switching file systems if it would fix theses issues, but I thought of asking first.

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Re: Automount drives off? Nvidia settings save?

Post#4 by Seva » 22 Jun 2015, 11:00

maybe the hard drives can be disabled in bios
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Re: Automount drives off? Nvidia settings save?

Post#5 by Osc77 » 22 Jun 2015, 11:03

That is what i'm trying to avoid, its a tedious process on my system, and I would need to do this on every computer I decide to securely use like for example going to a friends house or family members.

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Re: Automount drives off? Nvidia settings save?

Post#6 by Seva » 22 Jun 2015, 11:05

i dont take any special measures for "security", they say linux is "secure"
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Re: Automount drives off? Nvidia settings save?

Post#7 by Osc77 » 22 Jun 2015, 11:09

Yeah its reassuring how secure Linux is and Porteus is just amazing. Though I do find it odd that my drives are auto mounted. It seems the logical choice would be choosing to mount them after boot.

I'm up late and off to bed, nice chat.

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Re: Automount drives off? Nvidia settings save?

Post#8 by Seva » 22 Jun 2015, 11:11

maybe i could better understand the situation if i had a hard drive, im using this amazing OS on a notebook pc (my laps are free) without any hard drives
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Re: Automount drives off? Nvidia settings save?

Post#9 by Bogomips » 22 Jun 2015, 12:08

Need kernel parameter (cheatcode) noauto in kernel command line. Please refer to website info: http://www.porteus.org/info/tips-and-tricks.html#3
Linux porteus 4.4.0-porteus #3 SMP PREEMPT Sat Jan 23 07:01:55 UTC 2016 i686 AMD Sempron(tm) 140 Processor AuthenticAMD GNU/Linux
NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] (rev a2) MemTotal: 901760 kB MemFree: 66752 kB

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Re: Automount drives off? Nvidia settings save?

Post#10 by Osc77 » 23 Jun 2015, 00:29

Oh it was so simple I missed that, but it worked! Thanks for the help and your awesome distro!

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