Newbee question on desktop media icon.
Renaud (Ron) Olgiati
renaud at olgiati-in-paraguay.org
Wed Dec 6 17:51:28 UTC 2006
On Wednesday 06 December 2006 13:11, my mailbox was graced by a missive
from Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> who wrote:
> >> When I put a CD in the CDROM reader, an icon appears on the desktop for
> >> that drive, giving me the option to open a file manager or whatever.
> >> When I right-click on the icon, and choose "Eject" to change the CD, I
> >> get an error mesage "Only Root can umount /dev/hdc from /media/cdrom0"
> >> Must I "sudo umount" in a konsole every time in order to change CD ?
> > Make sure you're in the 'disk' group
> He shouldn't have been able to mount it at all, if he wasn't in the right
My user was _not_ in the disk group, yet it auto-mounted with no problem.
> > also that /etc/fstab has 'user' on the line with /dev/hdc
> that seems to present the same problem - how did he get it mounted?
user _was_ and still is in fstab for the removable media lines.
I also have the same problem with a USB pen drive..
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