Bug 217864 - Zip disks don't mount as expected
Zip disks don't mount as expected
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: hal (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Zeuthen
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Reported: 2006-11-30 09:45 EST by Simon Andrews
Modified: 2013-03-05 22:48 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-04-04 03:58:09 EDT
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Description Simon Andrews 2006-11-30 09:45:36 EST
Description of problem:
If I insert a zip disk (IDE connected) and double click on the zip disk icon
under computer no disk appears on the desktop, but nautilus opens up a view of
the filesystem root.  The disk is acutally mounted if I look in /media/disk. 
I've no idea if this is a hal or a gnome problem.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Insert zip disk
2. Double click zip drive icon under Computer

Actual results:
Nothing appears on the desktop.  Nautilus opens up showing the filesystem root.
 The disk is mounted under /media/disk, but you have to browse to find this.

Expected results:
A disk icon appears on the desktop (as for floppies) so you can easily browse to
it and eject it.  If nautilus is supposed to open then it should start in
/media/disk (or whatever the mount point used is).

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Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 01:01:25 EDT
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Comment 2 Simon Andrews 2008-04-04 03:58:09 EDT
I can't reproduce this any more as I no longer have a machine with a zip drive.

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