Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 505963
Blank CD-ROM Disc on desktop
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:58:26 EST
Description of problem:
There is an icon for a blank CD on my desktop when my cdrom drive is empty. I guessed this might be a udev problem, but I actually have no idea.
Palimpsest says "Unregocnized" for one of the lines relating to my drive. And lists it as "SONY CD-ROM CD CDU5212".
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): Fedora 11
Steps to Reproduce:
1. ...Happen to have my CD drive.
2. Install Fedora 11
When the drive is empty, OS thinks there is a blank CD in the drive.
When the drive is empty, no icon should be on my desktop.
This is a regression from Fedora 10, and a very strange bug, I've never seen anything like this before.
Oh, I forgot to mention, when I put an actual disc in the drive it works fine, and it's a CD ROM drive, so I have no idea if this bug would interfere with burning. But I can read discs okay.
KDE or GNOME?
I saw it in Gnome, when running F11 in VirtualBox (before updating it to Rawhide, so I don't know if it's still there).
reassigning to nautilus
Is the icon visible in computer:/// ?
Can you please attach output of `devkit-disks --dump`?
And please post versions of gvfs, gnome-disk-utility and
Device icons should be visible on desktop only when they're mounted, perhaps something is fooling dk-disks.
Created attachment 354908 [details]
(In reply to comment #5)
> Is the icon visible in computer:/// ?
> Can you please attach output of `devkit-disks --dump`?
available at: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=354908
> And please post versions of gvfs, gnome-disk-utility and
> DeviceKit-disks packages.
Thank you for the dump. Looks like DeviceKit-disks really detects media in drive, perhaps this is too old CD-ROM drive or something's wrong in kernel.
does updating to udev-141-4 fix the issue?
It is a rather old drive. I use it because it is more reliable in ripping CDs than DVD drives.
It was working in Fedora 10.
I did a full update yesterday and it was still broken today. I'll check later whether this included udev-141-4
(In reply to comment #9)
> does updating to udev-141-4 fix the issue?
I can confirm that udev-141-4.fc11.x86_64 still has the problem.
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