Bug 138860 - autorun does not work
autorun does not work
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: autorun (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-11-11 12:29 EST by Orion Poplawski
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-02-02 06:01:08 EST
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Updated version of the above patch that works for me (480 bytes, patch)
2004-12-07 19:14 EST, Orion Poplawski
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Orion Poplawski 2004-11-11 12:29:34 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.3)

Description of problem:
autorun -v exits with:

No more devices to check.

Presumably /etc/fstab has changed sufficiently to break it.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install fc3
2. Try to run autorun

Additional info:
Comment 1 Derrien 2004-11-19 09:35:32 EST
From man autorun :

To allow an ordinary user to do this you have to add the op-
tions user,exec in /etc/fstab to the CDROMs you want to use.

With HAL we have : pamconsole,ro,exec,noauto,managed
so you need to add user with something like this :

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?> <!-- -*- SGML -*- -->

<deviceinfo version="0.2">

    <match key="storage.drive_type" string="cdrom">
       <merge key="storage.policy.mount_option.user"


in /usr/share/hal/fdi/95userpolicy/storage-policy.fdi
Comment 2 Orion Poplawski 2004-11-19 11:55:33 EST
The above changes hal to satisfy autorun.  We could also change
autorun to satisfy the hal changes.  It seems to me that the
"pamconsole" option has essentially replaced "owner".  Perhaps autorun
could be altered to recognized that option:

--- autorun.cc  2004-01-29 03:13:56.000000000 -0700
+++ autorun.cc.hal      2004-11-19 09:58:32.351219817 -0700
@@ -165,7 +165,8 @@

       stat(mep->mnt_fsname, &sbuf);
-      if (((::strstr(mep->mnt_opts, "owner") &&
+      if ((((::strstr(mep->mnt_opts, "owner") ||
+           (::strstr(mep->mnt_opts, "pamconsole")) &&
            (sbuf.st_mode & S_IRUSR)) ||
           ::strstr(mep->mnt_opts, "user")) &&
          (::strstr(mep->mnt_type, MNTTYPE_ISO9660) ||
Comment 3 Orion Poplawski 2004-12-07 19:14:39 EST
Created attachment 108075 [details]
Updated version of the above patch that works for me
Comment 4 Harald Hoyer 2005-02-02 06:01:08 EST
ok, rawhide has a new version

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