[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#448352: Bug#448352: Bug#448352: thunar: Cannot mount USB devices anymore

Mathias Brodala info at noctus.net
Sun Oct 28 17:12:21 UTC 2007


Yves-Alexis Perez, 28.10.2007 16:46:
> On dim, 2007-10-28 at 14:10 +0100, Mathias Brodala wrote:
>>> Are you in plugdev group?
>> Yes.
>>> Does the problem occurs for any device?
>> Yes, as long as it’s about USB. DVD works fine.
> I suspect an udev rule not doing its job or something. Can you give us
> the permissions on the concerned device?

Here it is:

> brw-rw---- 1 root floppy 8, 1 2007-10-28 18:03 /dev/sda1

"floppy" as group looks a bit odd to me…

> Did you add/edit udev rules
> recently?

No, nothing changed.

> If you try to manually mount the device, does it succeed?

Yeah, without problems.

> Is the device in /etc/fstab?

No, and I was happy the day I found out Thunar does not require this.

> Maybe the hal upgrade is responsible for this, I don't really know (it's
> working here). Basically, thunar calls exo to mount things, wich at it
> turn calls hal.

I see. And indeed, I get the same message box if I try exo-mount to mount devices.

> For example, when I plug an usb key and mount it with
> thunar, I get that in syslog:
> Oct 28 16:46:13 hidalgo hald: mounted /dev/sdb1 on behalf of uid 1000

Yep, I can find the same message in an older syslog (from Oct 22). But this only
confirms that everything worked just fine before.

Regards, Mathias


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