In addition to automatically mounting and unmounting removable media devices, submount now supports mounting NFS and other network filesystems, and hence can be used as an alternative to autofs for simple cases.
Binary packages are available for Fedora Core 1, RedHat EL 3, Mandrake 9.2, Slackware 9.1 and Debian Sarge.
Packages are now available for Debian Sarge, for stock kernels
of the 2.4.22-1 series.
Makes changes for some recent kernels. I'm declaring this a beta release.