Bug 230958

Summary: USB memory stick won't mount: Error org.freedesktop.Hal.PermissionDenied.
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: david.hagood
Component: gnome-volume-managerAssignee: David Zeuthen <davidz>
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Description david.hagood 2007-03-04 22:01:19 EST
Description of problem:
Inserting a memory stick into a USB memory stick reader no longer causes the
memory stick to be auto-mounted - instead an error is generated.

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How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start X+Gnome
2. Insert memory stick into USB reader.

Actual results:
An error dialog is displayed:
Cannot mount volume.
Error org.freedesktop.Hal.PermissionDenied.
  Permission denied: Not in active session

Expected results:
Memory stick should be mounted under /media.
Nautilus should open a window showing the stick's contents.

Additional info:
Comment 1 David Zeuthen 2007-03-04 22:20:11 EST
Are you logging in via gdm?
Comment 2 david.hagood 2007-03-04 22:26:15 EST
No, via runlevel 3 + text login + startx.
Comment 3 David Zeuthen 2007-03-04 22:46:18 EST
This will be fixed shortly (xinit needs to poke ConsoleKit). Until then you need
to login via gdm if you expect this to work.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 228110 ***