[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#470412: exo-utils: extra mount options not supported

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue Mar 11 15:22:55 UTC 2008

On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 03:10:26PM +0000, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> >Well, in this BR they say there's no solution coming from HAL.
> HAL support in Xfce has many other bugs:
>  * the "eject" button on by DVD-RW produces (when a CD is mounted) a 
> cryptic message, instead of unmounting and ejecting the CD: Given device 
> "/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/storage_model_DVDRW_SH_16A7S" is not a 
> volume or drive. See http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2968

Fixed in 0.9.0-2
>  * when inserting CDs that contain DivX AVI files with the .vob extension 
> in the VIDEO_TS folder (as commonly sold in Russia), the volume manager 
> apparently misrecognizes them as DVDs and starts (per my configuration) 
> VLC, which mistreats them for audio CDs and plays loud noise that is 
> theoretically able to damage speakers. Not reported upstream yet.

Well, there may be a bug there, but it's not hal fault. If you dont want to
run vlc, just disable it or dont use thunar-volman.
> So, it may be a good idea to disable HAL support in the future Xfce 
> packages.

apt-get remove hal

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