USB disk disappears after upgrade to KDE 3.5.5

Conte Mascetti demasiado.corazon at
Sun Oct 15 20:29:26 UTC 2006

Alle 17:54, domenica 15 ottobre 2006, Jose Gomez-Dans ha scritto:
> Hi!
> I have done two things to my system, and I have noted that my USB
> drive stopped popping up in the desktop afterwards. The first was to
> use the nvidia drivers (I want to use Google Earth), and the second
> was to upgrade the system to KDE 3.5.5. What happened before was that
> no unmounted CD or storage medium appeared if it was plugged in from
> the start, but as soon as something new was plugged in, all devices
> would appear on the desktop. What happens now is that the unmounted CD
> or DVD icon is on the desktop from the very begginning (this is fine),
> but much as I switch my USB external drive on or off, it never shows
> up.
> I checked /var/log/syslog, and it shows that the system is detecting
> the hard drive being plugged in. So it might be a HAL problem.
> Has anyone experienced similar troubles?

Yes, same problem here after the upgrade to KDE 3.5.5...
When I plug in my usb key, pops up the window asking what I wanna do, but then 
nothing happens. Also, no icon on the desktop.
Using pmount, everything goes ok.



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