Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 166242
When usb removable media is inserted icons are rarely created on the desktop
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:44:16 EST
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Description of problem:
Desktop icons for removable usb media are rarely created upon insertion. In FC3 it was the opposite - they were usually, but not always created.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Insert a removable usb media
Actual Results: Icons are rarely created on the desktop
Expected Results: Icons should always be created even after multiple insertions
This issue is partucularly evident in the case when several usb media devices are used with the system.
I do have the same issue with my mobile Sony Ericsson K750i - it should be
detected as an usbstick, but it doesn't show up in ///:computer
lshal shows my device perfectly and I can manually mount the device.
If I enter the relevant line manually in /etc/fstab and save the file the device
will show up in ///:computer
I unplug the device, connect it again and the whole procedure starts again
(adding manually the line in /etc/fstab, save, etc ...)
With the larger sister mobile phone Sony Ericsson W800i it works perfectly fine
FC4 AMD64 distro, kernel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4, hal-0.5.2-2.fc4.1
I don't know if it is the same issue but I cannot keep hald running. At this
point, I cannot even get it to start.
I just found this and I will have to check on two other computers that have had
USB issues. Time to learn about hal.
This report targets the FC3 or FC4 products, which have now been EOL'd.
Could you please check that it still applies to a current Fedora release, and
either update the target product or close it ?
It works for me now perfectly fine with FC6
Fedora Core 4 is no longer maintained.
Setting status to "INSUFFICIENT_DATA". If you can reproduce this bug in the
current Fedora release, please reopen this bug and assign it to the
corresponding Fedora version.