Re: Bug#377689: Cannot mount usb key (and I read the archives)
On Tue, Sep 05, 2006 at 08:54:19AM +0200, Fathi Boudra wrote:
> Le mardi 5 septembre 2006 08:03, Sjoerd Simons a écrit :
> > I'll add a note in hal's README. I don't know if the KDE part that does the
> > mounting has some info about the plugdev group, but it would be nice to add
> > some info about this there too.
> from kdebase-kio-plugins README:
> KDE and media kioslave support
> The media kioslave, new in KDE 3.4, supports the automatic mounting of
> removable devies, such as CD-ROM and DVD drives, USB pen drives, digital
> cameras, and many other types of equipment.
> While some functionality is available without the use of HAL, media works
> best with HAL (and therefore udev), in combination with pmount. Media
> also extends the functionality of many other kioslaves. Check which
> packages are recommended by the kdebase-kio-plugins package, and install
> Note that for regular users to use media in conjunction with HAL, they must
> be members of the plugdev group.
So maybe change the last sentence to :
Note that for regular users to use media in conjunction with HAL, they must
be members of the plugdev group (permanently, not through
As for me, I will have to tweak a bit the way our user/group database is
managed, but now that the problem is understood, I can correct it :).