[kubuntu-devel] Re: [kubuntu-devel] media:/ problems : what is a

Donatas G. dgvirtual at akl.lt
Thu Feb 2 16:15:49 GMT 2006

Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 02, 2006 at 04:08:04PM +0200, Donatas G. wrote:
>> Yes, two ways have been proposed to change that behaviour in
>> kubuntu-users thread on media, both worked for me.
> Which were they?

Here are those two:

Steven Hellingh wrote:
> > I've read many comments about media:/ problems. One of them is that
> > aren't showing all partitions or removable media etc. This can be
solved by
> > "sudo adduser hal disk". Don't know if this solves more problems but
try it
> > out.

may well work. I did it a different way, described in this thread, and
it worked:

I will quote it:


Re: media:/ nothing there, except cd

I found a temporary (I guess) solution.
I uncommented the last line of /etc/default/hal

This is the result:


# This will run the hal daemon as normal user 'hal' with some additional
# privileges; This will not execute callout scripts as root (so fstab-sync
# won't work) and makes hal unable to do filesystem type autodetection for
# non-removable devices.

# This will run the hal daemon as user root


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