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When a usbdisk is connected to a linux box, A folder with usb label is created in /media and mounted. how is it done & how it works in backend. can anyone please explain.

Thanks Caterpillar.

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Google is your friend. –  John Gardeniers Jul 4 '09 at 7:47
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udev is the key. Have a look at the files under /etc/udev/rules.d

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