Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 223667
umount/eject problem of devices with accented chars in label
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:48:50 EST
Description of problem:
CD/DVD media may contain international (accented) characters in volume label,
which causes problems to hal. I have problem e.g. with a DVD labelled "Nové".
Volume is correctly mounted, directory /media/Nové is created, but when I eject
or umount the volume, error message "cannot remove directory" appears.
The volume is umounted/ejected, but the directory remains there and next time
a directory Nové_ and later Nové__ and so on is created.
Maybe it is a bug in gnome-mount, unfortunately I am getting lost in this fancy
architecture... But since only root can clean-up the directory /media, I guess
hal is responsible for removing the directory and for security reasons it should
determine itself which directory to remove.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Insert a CD/DVD with non-ascii label into the cd-rom
2. (mount, if necessary) and open it in nautilus
3. try to eject
Annoying error message appears, unused directories remain in /media directory,
until root cleans them. After some time I realized that it is also necessary to
clean also /media/.hal-mtab, otherwise it may happen that some user will be
unable to eject the media (hal refuses to umount it, because it appears that the
media is mounted by another user, mentioned earlier in /media/.hal-mtab)
clean umount without error messages and with removed mount point from /media and
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