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Re: mounting error USB stick

On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 00:16:36 +0000, Adam Hardy wrote:
> Florian Kulzer on 25/02/08 17:39, wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 00:05:44 +0000, Adam Hardy wrote:
>>> Florian Kulzer on 24/02/08 23:05, wrote:
>>>>>> On Sun February 24 2008, Adam Hardy wrote:
>>>>>>> Using xfce, Thunar used to pick up on the new usb storage device and put an
>>>>>>> icon in its tree pane for me with the usb stick's name. Clicking on that
>>>>>>> would then mount it to /media 


>>> That's good. My user can mount it with pmount-hal at /media/adam for 
>>> one stick, and /media/usbstick for another, and pumount it again. So 
>>> that is probably the command that Thunar issues.
>>> It also gives me this message:
>>> libhal-storage.c 1401 : INFO: called LIBHAL_FREE_DBUS_ERROR but 
>>> dbusError was not set.
>>> process 23617: Applications must not close shared connections - see   
>>> dbus_connection_close() docs. This is a bug in the application.
>>> Perhaps this is an indication that there's something wrong still 
>>> which prevents the system from executing pmount-hal automatically.
>> It seems that you are not the only one having this problem, and it is
>> not limited to thunar:
>> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=406390
>> Do you have a completely up-to-date system? (kernel, udev, hal, libhal1,
>> libhal-storage1, dbus, libdbus-*)
> Completely up-to-date etch versions.
> That bug is a year old. I couldn't work out how to see its status from 
> that web page. Anyway, you're right, it does appear to be the same issue 
> I'm having.

It seems to me, however, that we do not know if this message is really
related to your problem, since you never tried to run pmount-hal
yourself before thunar started acting up (if I understand you

Maybe it is still worthwhile to check a few elementary things: What
happens if a newly-created user with clean xfce and thunar profiles runs
the xfce session and a USB stick is plugged in? If things still go
wrong, is there anything interesting logged in ~/.xsession-errors?

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