"Safely remove" kills SD drive (Maverick, Gnome)

Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Sun Oct 10 18:47:00 UTC 2010

On Fri, Oct 08, 2010 at 12:35:04PM -0500, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> Sorry, it was another thread, one that was on about safely remove too
> but a different problem.  You should be checking for bugs under the hal
> daemon.

HAL is obsolete and no longer used for mounting removable devices.
Udisks took over.

> Anyways, I read over your original post on NGINX and this is the first
> thing I noticed, you posted your /etc/fstab line which was:
> /dev/sdb1 /media/sd auto  noauto,users,exec,rw 0 0
> It should be:
> /dev/sdb1 /media/sd noauto,users,exec,rw 0 0

No.  The 'auto' there specifies the filesystem type.  What you suggested
would be a syntax error.

Marius Gedminas
F U cn rd dis U mst uz Unix.
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