Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 462467
users are unable to access USB storage
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:57:07 EST
Description of problem:
When a user tries to connect a USB storage (a key), they got a pop-up window with a HAL error :
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora Core 8 with updates
Steps to Reproduce:
1.install a FC8 distro
2.create a user account and log into it
3.connect a USB storage
the USB storage is detected but doesn't appear as usable, no icon on the desktop either
Usb storage mounted, accessible icon on the desktop
found a solution, but maybe not the prettiest of all
go to /etc/dbus-1/system.d/hal.conf and comment the following lines
into this :
<!-- deny send_interface="org.freedesktop.Hal.Device.Volume"/ -->
<!-- deny send_interface="org.freedesktop.Hal.Device.Volume.Crypto"/ -->
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