Bug 451515 - Removeable media doesnt get mounted
Summary: Removeable media doesnt get mounted
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gvfs
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tomáš Bžatek
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-15 07:48 UTC by Patrick Steiner
Modified: 2015-03-03 22:32 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 16:36:34 UTC
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Description Patrick Steiner 2008-06-15 07:48:02 UTC
if i plugin my 2gb usbstick (kingston) it doesnt appear on the desktop.

i can see it under the computer icon.

if i reastart gnome (with connected usbdrive) i can she the drive.

i also noticed that gvfsd-computer isnt running

Comment 1 Laurent Aguerreche 2008-06-20 10:01:46 UTC
I think this bug is also related to the one I described there:

Comment 2 Laurent Aguerreche 2008-06-29 20:54:15 UTC
Some fun with the gvfs-* commands and a USB key where the first partition is

$ gvfs-monitor-file /dev/sdb1
File Monitor Event:
File = /dev/sdb1
File Monitor Event:
File = /dev/sdb1

All seems correct.

$ gvfs-mount -li
Drive(0): CD-RW/DVD?RW Drive
   hal-udi: '/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/storage_model_DVD__RW_TS_L632D'
   unix-device: '/dev/sr0'
Drive(1): USB Drive
   unix-device: '/dev/sdb'

seems correct.

$ gvfs-mount -m


$ gvfs-mount /dev/sdb1
Error mounting location: volume doesn't implement mount


Volumes of removable media seem to be invisibles for GVfs. My USB key is mounted
under KDE4. I did not have any problem with Fedora 8 (that I updated to Fedora 9).

Comment 3 Tomáš Bžatek 2008-07-14 11:23:56 UTC
By chance, are there any records in fstab pointing to /dev/sdb (sdb1) or /dev/sr0?

$ gvfs-mount /dev/sdb1 is nonsense, you need to specify full URI of a filesystem
gvfs can handle (and local file:// filesystem is always mounted). You might want
to experiment with gnome-mount and hal (lshal, gnome-device-manager).

Comment 4 Patrick Steiner 2008-07-14 18:27:38 UTC
no there is no fstab entry.

gnome-mount -v /dev/sdc1 only outputs:

gnome-mount 0.8

the disk mounter applet works without any problems.

Comment 5 Tomáš Bžatek 2008-07-15 09:50:35 UTC
The correct command to mount a device is 
  gnome-mount -t -m my_disk -d /dev/sdc1

and to unmount it
  gnome-mount -t -m my_disk -d /dev/sdc1 -u

Comment 6 Patrick Steiner 2008-07-16 18:59:33 UTC
i updated my system now with updates-testing now all works fine :-)

i have tested this on a i386 and a x86_64 machine

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