Bug 206165 - /usr/sbin/fstab-sync missing from hal package?
/usr/sbin/fstab-sync missing from hal package?
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: hal (Show other bugs)
5.0
All Linux
medium Severity medium
: ---
: ---
Assigned To: John (J5) Palmieri
:
Depends On:
Blocks:
  Show dependency treegraph
 
Reported: 2006-09-12 12:05 EDT by Aleksandar Milivojevic
Modified: 2013-03-13 00:51 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 2006-09-12 13:17:39 EDT
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
CRM:
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---


Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description Aleksandar Milivojevic 2006-09-12 12:05:19 EDT
Description of problem:
I've just noticed that /usr/sbin/fstab-sync is no longer part of hal package. 
Hence, /etc/fstab is not automatically updated for devices such as CDROMs and
floppy drives, and no mount points under /media are created.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
hal-0.5.7.1-2.fc6

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.
2.
3.
  
Actual results:


Expected results:


Additional info:
Comment 1 John (J5) Palmieri 2006-09-12 13:17:39 EDT
We don't update fstab as it was not really the correct solution.  Instead we now
use gnome-mount which uses hal's mounting facilities.  
Comment 2 Aleksandar Milivojevic 2006-09-12 14:21:57 EDT
Hm, OK, gnome-mount would be for desktop systems.  How about text-only systems?
Comment 3 John (J5) Palmieri 2006-09-12 14:36:49 EDT
gnome-mount works perfectly fine for text based systems.  It might have a
dependency on gconf but that is about it.  All gnome mount does is call into a
D-Bus service provided by HAL so one could write a quick script using dbus-send.
You can also fallback to adding an entry into fstab.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.