Microdrive in PCMCIA adaptor won't automount.

Johan Brannlund johan_brn at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 18 15:34:51 UTC 2006

On Sat, 17 Jun 2006 19:08:46 +0000, Neil Woolford wrote:

> If I insert the drive, in a carrier, into a PCMCIA (PC Card) slot, it becomes
> visible as a disc in the 'Computer' place under the gui file browser.  However
> it will not mount, giving the error message (from pmount) that it is not a
> removable device.  Which it of course it actually is.

My guess would be that HAL doesn't think that device is removable. With
the card inserted, try doing "lshal |grep -C3 remov" . That'll output some
text - look for the block that shows your PCMCIA card. What does the
"storage.removable" line say?

If it says "false", file a bug against HAL.

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