[ubuntu-uk] Pen drive not automounting.
admin at x3n.me.uk
Tue Nov 27 20:36:58 GMT 2007
Andrew Jenkins wrote:
> Andrew Jenkins wrote:
>> OK here goes,
>> Using Ubuntu 7.10 for over a year and all works well.
> Sorry, Ubuntu for over a year, 7.10 for a month.
>> If I plug in a pen-drive when running Gnome it will
>> automount and place an icon on the desktop, 'mount'
>> will show the entry:
>> /dev/sdc1 on /media/kingston type vfat (rw,nosuid,nodev,
>> and all is well.
>> Now the problem, if I connect the same pen-drive when
>> running KDE (which I use as default) it USED to work
>> the same (Desktop icon etc.) however it stopped working.
>> Now it will not mount the drive when running KDE unless
>> I do it manually with:
>> sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /media/directory
>> By the way, when I plug the drive in I'm running either
>> Gnome or KDE as a user (the same user in both cases).
>> What is happening here and how do I fix things?
>> Andy Jenkins.
There are problems with gutsy and usb mounting for SOME usb
drives/sticks . Two tricks that have been successful for me are:
1) Give up on hal/etc and add a line to fstab
2) sudo modprobe -r ehci_hcd
and plug it out and in again.
If this works you could blacklist this module
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