Re: Problem with g-v-m
On Mon, 2004-12-27 at 15:18 +0100, Sjoerd Simons wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 27, 2004 at 02:41:04PM +0100, Anders Magnusson wrote:
> > On Mon, 2004-12-27 at 14:34 +0100, Sjoerd Simons wrote:
> > > On Mon, Dec 27, 2004 at 01:57:14PM +0100, Anders Magnusson wrote:
> > > > Got a little further with #2.
> > > >
> > > > I had an old parameter in lilo.conf (append="hdb=ide-scsi") and after
> > > > removing that i can get a /dev/hdb with ide_cd.
> > > >
> > > > g-v-m still doesn't mount it though, my entry in fstab looks like this:
> > > > /dev/hdb /mnt/cdrom iso9660 ro,user,noauto 0
> > > > 0
> > >
> > > Are you in group plugdev ?
> > Yes. And cdrom and disk.
> Uhm, is this on a dell laptop ? It probably is, because afaik dell is the only
> vendor to sell crap that has both the harddisk and the cdrom driver on the same
> ide bus.
> Hal is configured to not poll the cdrom for media on certain dell laptops,
> because it kills the ide performance.
> http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-test-list/2004-November/msg00463.html has
> an explanation of why it kills performance.
Yes! It is a Dell Latitude. So this probably explains why it became so
slow last time i tried gvm/hal/udev a month ago.
> PS: You really really don't want a normal user in group disk ever!