Arch 2.6.36 not automatically mounting USB devices

Hi,
I am new to Arch but up to now i really like it and i am using this for my home server.
Now i use 2 external USB 1TB disks for backup which i auto mount using /etc/fstab.
The problem is that it is not auto mounting the volumes.
/etc/fstab
#External disks
UUID=dc401eb5-05f0-46ca-ba31-3d54ca66e30e /mnt/usbdisk1 ext4 defaults,noatime 0 0
UUID=a3417e0a-0ec0-4106-b9df-682eb9ba92dd /mnt/usbdisk2 ext4 defaults,noatime 0 0
dmesg output just after mounting my /
scsi 4:0:0:0: Direct-Access WD 10EAVS External 1.75 PQ: 0 ANSI: 4
sd 4:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg4 type 0
sd 4:0:0:0: [sdd] 1953525168 512-byte logical blocks: (1.00 TB/931 GiB)
sd 4:0:0:0: [sdd] Write Protect is off
sd 4:0:0:0: [sdd] Mode Sense: 23 00 00 00
sd 4:0:0:0: [sdd] Assuming drive cache: write through
sd 4:0:0:0: [sdd] Assuming drive cache: write through
sdd: sdd1
sd 4:0:0:0: [sdd] Assuming drive cache: write through
sd 4:0:0:0: [sdd] Attached SCSI disk
scsi 5:0:0:0: Direct-Access WD 10EAVS External 1.75 PQ: 0 ANSI: 4
sd 5:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg5 type 0
sd 5:0:0:0: [sde] 1953525168 512-byte logical blocks: (1.00 TB/931 GiB)
sd 5:0:0:0: [sde] Write Protect is off
sd 5:0:0:0: [sde] Mode Sense: 23 00 00 00
sd 5:0:0:0: [sde] Assuming drive cache: write through
sd 5:0:0:0: [sde] Assuming drive cache: write through
sde: sde1
sd 5:0:0:0: [sde] Assuming drive cache: write through
sd 5:0:0:0: [sde] Attached SCSI disk
It seems to recognize the physical disks but a mount is not performed?
Did i overlook something or is there something else wrong?
Thanks!

/etc/fstab is for FS options only, putting you device there does not guarantee automounting. This has already been discussed: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=48469

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