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Re: media:/ in 3.4-pre broken?

Am Dienstag, 22. März 2005 18:30 schrieb Joerg Platte:
> Am Montag, 21. März 2005 14:54 schrieb Joerg Platte:
> > I have exactly the same problem on one of my computers. I can mount
> > devices using pmount and KDE mounts removable devices, too. But the
> > IO-slave does not detect this and dies. The same setup (as far I can
> > remember) works without any problems on my notebook, but I can't
> > reproduce it on my other computer. Has anybody solved this issue?
> After removing the symlink "/etc/mtab -> /proc/mounts" kio_media does not
> crash any longer. The ioslave seems to have a problem with parsing the
> contents of /proc/mounts.
> Now, I was able to mount devices using KDE. But another problem remains.
> How can I disable the "sync" mount option? This option might be suitable
> for small USB memory sticks only, since it reduces the write performance
> dramatically. This prevents usage of the kio_media for USB harddisks. How
> can I disable the sync option?

If media:/ does not allow you specify parameters for pmount, maybe locally 
"dpkg-divert"ing /usr/bin/pmount to /usr/bin/pmount.real and a new 
script /usr/bin/pmount may help:
exec pmount.real -a "$@"


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