security policies? - Re: New DiskMonitoring package

Carl Karsten carl at
Tue Apr 5 07:40:52 CDT 2005


root at curb:~ # apt-get install smart-notifier
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
   smart-notifier smartmontools
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 227kB of archives.
After unpacking 569kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
   smartmontools smart-notifier
Install these packages without verification [y/N]? y
Get:1 ./ smartmontools 
5.32-2ubuntu1jinty1 [221kB]
Get:2 ./ smart-notifier 0.21-2 [6468B]
Fetched 227kB in 6s (36.3kB/s)

Preconfiguring packages ...
Selecting previously deselected package smartmontools.
(Reading database ... 57861 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking smartmontools (from 
.../smartmontools_5.32-2ubuntu1jinty1_i386.deb) ...
Selecting previously deselected package smart-notifier.
Unpacking smart-notifier (from .../smart-notifier_0.21-2_all.deb) ...
Setting up smartmontools (5.32-2ubuntu1jinty1) ...

Setting up smart-notifier (0.21-2) ...

root at curb:~ # /etc/init.d/smartmontools start

(no output?)

root at curb:~ # DISPLAY=:0.0 smart-notifier
Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "/usr/bin/smart-notifier", line 11, in ?
   File "/usr/share/smart-notifier/smart_notifier/", line 72, 
in service
   File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/", line 244, in __init__
   File "dbus_bindings.pyx", line 1489, in dbus_bindings.bus_acquire_service
dbus_bindings.DBusException: Connection ":1.5" is not allowed to own the 
service "smart_notifier.DbusService" due to security policies in the 
configuration file

Carl K

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