Automount Problem USB HDD Ubuntu Nautilus

Problem: If you use a USB HDD Disk at you Ubuntu PC and Nautilus does not Automount the disk then check the USB-HDD for „Bootable“ Flag

Solution:

  1. open console
  2. run
    #sudo fdisk /dev/sdX
    (X=USB-Disk)
  3. enter
     p
    to check
  4. if no star is set for „bootable“
  5. then enter
    a
    (set)and enter
    w
    (save)
  6. replug the USB-Disk
  7. now after some time the USB-Disk must be connected by Nautilus
  8. mail me for problems…thanks