10.04 BUG? Can not recognize USB DIsks

Steve yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 15 20:10:22 UTC 2010

On Thu, 15 Apr 2010 17:19:31 +0100, Knapp <magick.crow at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 5:23 PM, Jeff Lane <jeffrey.lane at ubuntu.com>  
> wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 10:53, Maxime Alarie <malarie at processia.com>  
>> wrote:
>>> As far as I know, It recognizes it, also displays an icon on your  
>>> desktop, even in Places, but its not mounted automatically.  Its  
>>> mounted when you access it.
>> It is a bug of sorts:
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/hdparm/+bug/515023
>> It's not ALL USB disks, only some of them, for some reason.  But there
>> have been quite a few bugs opened about this issue.
> I just put Lubuntu on my lap top and it does not see my USB mem stick.
> Real pain because that was how I was going to install the Network
> tweeks and now I must do it by hand.
> I thought it was just Lubuntu but I guess I was wrong.
Maybe not. Do you have the Lubuntu-Desktop PPA (ppa:lubuntu-desktop/ppa)  
in your sources.  The earlier versions of PCmanFM had an unrelated problem  
with auto-mount. The latest version is in the PPA.

Steve (Yorvyk)

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