I have an external HDD, formatted exFAT, I believe. Whenever it is re-mounted, it gets assigned a new volume name (e.g., "MyVolume", "MyVolume 1", "MyVolume 2"...). As far as I can tell, this happens whether it is properly ejected, or if it is still mounted when the system is powered down.

Aside from going in to /Volumes/ and deleting all the existing "MyVolume*" files before attempting to mount the drive, is there a way to prevent this from happening?


Question re-asked because of lack of input. Got some clues. Found answer related on discussion of ntfs-3g (though problem was not related to ntfs mounting). See https://github.com/osxfuse/osxfuse/issues/119

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