[Bug 98751] not fixed in gutsy gibbon!!

Adam McGreggor adam at amyl.org.uk
Sat Nov 10 13:59:38 UTC 2007

On Sat, Nov 10, 2007 at 11:35:54AM -0000, matteo sisti sette wrote:
> Hi,
> I have kubunto 7.10, i.e. the gutsy gibbon, and i experience the same
> problem.
> I boot the live CD and I can't access ANY of my hard disks, neither the
> internal one nor an external one (firewire).
> Icons do appear under "storage media" but I always get the error "hal-
> storage-fixed-mount refused uid 999"

I can't remember what I did to 'fix' this one, but I managed to find a
work-around. I think dpkg-reconfigure may have been involved, but could
be wrong.

The other thing may be down to groups memberships: plugdev springs to

> Does this only happen when booting "live" from the CD, or will I have the same problem after installing kubuntu on my hard drive??
> Because this makes ubuntu totally useless.

FWIW, I have desktop icons (at the moment) on my gutsy desktop: so long
as I remember to mount stuff in /media/ (I really don't like that, I
tend to mount things elsewhere, historically, now I mount in /media, and
symlink out)

I think it's a bit harsh to say "useless", but I really don't think
bug-reports are the best place for flame-wars...

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