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Bug#418658: Can't mount USB floppy via KDE+hal+pmount


On Wed, 19 Dec 2007 10:31:11 -0500
Noah Meyerhans <noahm@debian.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 19, 2007 at 03:45:11PM +0100, Christoph Pleger wrote:
> > is any solution for that in sight? I have exactly the same problem
> > in the etch version of kdebase-kio-plugins and I do not believe that
> > it is caused by a local configuration error.
> It works fine for me.  Are you in the plugdev, netdev, and powerdev
> groups?  I believe you need to be in at least plugdev for this to work
> right (And you must log out, restart dbus, and log back in after
> making the changes; rebooting is easiest.)

No chance to make it work for me, it seems.

Because I used a combination of libpam-devperm and udev to
manage access rights, I removed all that and created a new user who
belongs to his own group, to dialout, cdrom, floppy, audio, video and
plugdev. I restarted dbus and then logged in as the new user, but I
still get the error message.

Maybe you have an fstab-entry for the usb floppy drive? I found out that
with an fstab-entry the error does not occur. But I do not want to
create an entry for a hotpluggable device.


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