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Re: [monit] detecting usb events

From: Martin Pala
Subject: Re: [monit] detecting usb events
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2008 07:56:58 +0200

It depends on what the "symptoms" of connected usb disk are. The simplest solution will probably be to use the "check file ..." with content test on logfile, which will most probably contain some message about the added disk.

The content description and example is here:


On Oct 20, 2008, at 2:09 AM, Pete wrote:


I need to execute a script when a usb disk is connected to my ubuntu machine. Just wondering whether monit can be used to do this? From what I have read so far.. it seems possible to run programs when a device becomes unavailable or file is no longer there.. but what about reverse? Can anyone point me to appropriate examples. Thanks,


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