Bug 127161 - use of file manager with firewire partition makes partition read only
use of file manager with firewire partition makes partition read only
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
3.0
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2004-07-02 16:32 EDT by susan james
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-19 15:23:08 EDT
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Description susan james 2004-07-02 16:32:49 EDT
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Description of problem:
file manager used with firewire partition is broken in RHEL-3
if I try to manage files by drag and drop on the firewire partition,
the copy fails consistently.
at the same time, file manager changes my firewire partition to read
only after I mounted the partition as read/write.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.mount firewire drive
2.use file manager window to manage files.(copy or move)
3.
    

Actual Results:  after opening up file manager and cd'ing to firewire
partition, the partition is changed to read only after I originally
mounted it as read write.

Expected Results:  after opening file manager and cd'ing to firewire
partition, I should be able to copy, move, remove files.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2004-07-02 16:44:22 EDT
I think the file manager you're using is nautilus.
Comment 2 Alexander Larsson 2004-08-26 09:50:11 EDT
This is very strange, nautilus never mounts anything as readonly. Nor
does it remount things. Are you sure the file manager you used was
nautilus?
Comment 3 susan james 2004-08-26 11:06:51 EDT
I never mentioned that I was using nautilus.
note my original bug.
using file manager in KDE.

after opening up file manager and cd'ing to firewire
partition, the partition is changed to read only after I originally
mounted it as read write.
Comment 4 Alexander Larsson 2004-09-02 08:17:12 EDT
Neither did you menation that you were using KDE.
Comment 5 Ngo Than 2004-09-08 05:56:20 EDT
i have tried to reproduce with your steps. It wokrs for me here.

could you please send me the output of 'mount' before/after you opens
file manager and cd'ing to firewire partition. Thank
Comment 6 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-10-19 15:23:08 EDT
This bug is filed against RHEL 3, which is in maintenance phase.
During the maintenance phase, only security errata and select mission
critical bug fixes will be released for enterprise products. Since
this bug does not meet that criteria, it is now being closed.
 
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