Bug 588018 - Missing Unmount in media icon menu
Summary: Missing Unmount in media icon menu
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nautilus
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tomáš Bžatek
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-05-02 08:23 UTC by jean-filip tripcevic
Modified: 2015-03-03 22:47 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2011-06-27 16:01:29 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
screenshot of menu (1.13 MB, image/png)
2010-05-04 13:37 UTC, jean-filip tripcevic
no flags Details
udisk dump (28.79 KB, text/plain)
2010-05-04 13:41 UTC, jean-filip tripcevic
no flags Details

Description jean-filip tripcevic 2010-05-02 08:23:02 UTC
Description of problem:
Latest nautilus update removes unmount menu entry when showing Eject/safe removal.
Unfortunately on internal drive mounts there are no entries displayed to choose
from so one would need to use the CLI to unmount. There should be an unmount
option for these types of mounts.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

2.30.1-2
How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Mont internal drive
2.Right mouse click on mounted drive icon
3.
  
Actual results:
No Unmount/Eject/Safe removal options displayed

Expected results:

Unmount and or Safe removal

Additional info:
I don't believe that "geeks" are the only ones to mount internal drives. When
media is mounted and an icon is displayed the option to unmount it via the file
manager should be available (the gnome disk mount applet does give the use the
option to unmount).
Comments in patch file:
Having three menu entries (unmount/eject/safe removal) in a volume/drive menu
entry is too confusing. Unmount only really makes sense for internal drives,
for external ones it is pretty much a "geek" option. Geeks can use palimpsest
or "unmount /media/foo" from the CLI if they really want to, for everyone else
it is just an unintuitive and hard to to explain menu entry.

Comment 1 jean-filip tripcevic 2010-05-02 11:19:49 UTC
I neglected to mention that this only fails on mounted internal drive with
Logical volume. On DOS or Linux FS mounts the Unmount menu entry is OK

Comment 2 Tomáš Bžatek 2010-05-04 13:11:48 UTC
What do you mean by 'internal drive with Logical volume'? What filesystem is on it? Can you please make a screenshot of the menu? Please also attach output of `udisks --dump`.

Comment 3 jean-filip tripcevic 2010-05-04 13:37:05 UTC
Created attachment 411297 [details]
screenshot of menu

Comment 4 jean-filip tripcevic 2010-05-04 13:41:54 UTC
Created attachment 411298 [details]
udisk dump

Comment 5 jean-filip tripcevic 2010-05-04 13:43:14 UTC
(In reply to comment #2)
> What do you mean by 'internal drive with Logical volume'? What filesystem is on
> it? Can you please make a screenshot of the menu? Please also attach output of
> `udisks --dump`.    

I have 2 internal disk drives. A 17GB with F13 and a 79GB with F12. I'm mounting
the 79GB. Here's a DF command output:
/dev/mapper/vg_ideq-lv_root
                      75650160  10200136  61607160  15% /media/46c5112b-00aa-4bc6-a5d4-55a7ff86c6d4

Comment 6 Armijn Hemel 2010-06-12 21:16:30 UTC
The unmount option is also missing for DVDs. I can only eject a DVD, but not unmount it, or safely remove it. Xine does not perform well (or better: it crawls) if the DVD is mounted at the same time xine tries to read the DVD.

Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2011-06-02 14:37:27 UTC
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