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Mac Lion: fstab is deprecated. so what replaces it to prevent a partition from mounting?

If fstab is deprecated in Lion (and before, I think?) how does one, properly, prevent a partition from mounting on system boot? This is loosely related to this question which as of this post has no ...
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How can I access SMB network shares on-demand from a Mac?

I regularly use samba network file shares on a corporate network from my Mac running Leopard. How can I automount these shares on-demand when I access a representative path via a shell or the Finder? ...
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OS X: mounting my camera as R/W

When I jack my camera into my Mac mini it gets auto-mounted as read only: /dev/disk1s1 on /Volumes/NO NAME (msdos, local, nodev, nosuid, read-only, noowners) I would like to mount it as "write" to ...
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Automatic partition mounting fails after improper shutdown of Mac OS X

Since I frequently use both Linux and Mac OS X, I am using a shared HFS+ partition as /home in Linux and /Users in OS X. From day one, OS X was smart enough to automatically mount this partition on ...