I have a SD memory card that I use as my music stash. Previously in order to access the music via Amarok I had to mount it manually (ie. click the device in "last plugged in devices") and have Amarok to scan it. Obviously I got tired of this after a while and started to look for a solution.
First of all I had to figure out how to mount the device manually. Unix systems provide mount command for this. Basically you invoke it using "mount -t