"It can't be a bad thing if it saves you keystrokes."
"autofs can save you the trouble of having to run mount and
umount whenever you want to switch one CD for another. It can also
help save bandwidth on a busy network, by mounting directories only
when they're really in use. The autofs daemon can automatically
mount and unmount network filesystems, CD-ROMs, floppies, and more!
Mark Komarinski and Cary Collett explain how..."
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