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    Automount Time Capsule External Drives When They Power Up?
    Can Lion mount external drives when the drives are powered up?

    I have 3 external drives tied to a Time Capsule via a USB hub. They're off most of the time, so they are not set as login items. I mount them via aliases on the Desktop.

    I want Lion to automount the drives when they power up, and put their icons on the desktop. Can it do that?

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    May 22, 2005
    Closer than you think.
    Performa 6116 2GBSCSI 8MB OS 7.5.3

    Nothing can.

    Something would need to be constantly querying the Time Capsule for connected storage, then run a mount script when detected.

    Not gonna happen. Sorry.

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