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Bug#492231: Re: Bug#492231: Re: Bug#492231: Re: Bug#492231: Re: Re: konqueror: unable to mount fixed drives. Nobody knows how to fix this...

>> Can i change this behavior?
>> What can i do, better than open a shell and manual mount? (i can't use
>> fstab) And most of all: WHY? :P
>Seriously, why can't you just premount __fixed disks__ on boot? If you don't 
>want to do that, use noauto option in conjunction with the user (or users) 
>option in /etc/fstab. Then as I said you will be able to mount the disk via 
No, can't! I simply want a system that works everywere, not a system that 
force me to edit some files to use it. If i have to tell the system wich disk 
i have, then i'm the system! My system has to work FOR me, not WITH me...
This mean live distro...

>> Ahahaha are you kidding me? Obiously sometimes i need also to mount some
>> fixed harddisks :D
>Sure you do. But you know Linux is not some Windows and if everyone could 
>premount a fixed disk by default, that would pose a security risk.
Not like windows... You mean that what people say about linux is true? Is made 
for developers only? :D Then i am a developer, but i still don't want to edit 
a file to mount a drive :DD
I understand the policy thing, but i simply disagree,so how to change this 
I have to write all possible entry from hda1 to hdz99 to fstab? :D

>> Anyway, with some other distribution i tried (the last one is kubuntu
>> 8.04.1-desktop, yesterday) i can mount fixed harddisk just like removable,
>> so...?
>Probably because ubuntu installer adds your disk to /etc/fstab with noauto 
>user options. 
Live cd only, i ain't installed anything

>Or ubuntu hacked their KDE and hal/permissions in the way that  
>it does not look like the real KDE/Linux anymore. 
Mmmm, i'll ask kubuntu people...

>It _might_ be possible to  
>mount fixed disks via hal but I'm not really sure about that.
How else? It looks like hal...

>P.S. NTFS support in HAL-mounting is known to be broken.
yes, i know, read the "original bug report" please (as you mentioned before, 
quoting me)

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