Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 507258
f11: gnome-mount cannot unmount thumb drives and flash cards from command line
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:58:26 EST
Description of problem:
In Fedora 11, gnome-mount cannot unmount thumb drives and flash cards from command line. Command attempted:
$ gnome-mount -up /media/CANON_DC
This fails to unmount the device, and an error dialogue box pops up with this message:
"Cannot open /media/.hal-mtab"
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I'm assuming this has something to do with the DeviceKit replacement for certain hal functions.
While this is being fixed, I sure would appreciate it if someone could point me to a work-around. I have a user script which calls gnome-mount to unmount camera flash cards. Is there some other way in which a non-privileged script could do this?
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F11 is the most recent Fedora that I've installed, so I can't comment on whether or not it has since been fixed.
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