Bug 592183 - udisks reporting empty label on SDHC drive
udisks reporting empty label on SDHC drive
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: udisks (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Zeuthen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-05-14 03:33 EDT by Michel Alexandre Salim
Modified: 2013-03-05 23:02 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-05-18 16:18:56 EDT
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Description Michel Alexandre Salim 2010-05-14 03:33:35 EDT
Description of problem:
udisks does not read the correct partition label on a SDHC card inserted into a Google Nexus One phone. The same setup works fine with dosfslabel, and I've tried resetting the disk label and running fsck.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Plug phone through USB cable, turn on USB storage on phone
2. udisks --show-info /dev/sdd1 | grep label
3. sudo dosfslabel /dev/sdd1
Actual results:
Step #2 shows an empty label, thus the disk is mounted using its FAT volume ID. Step #3 correctly shows the label (in this case, NEXUS16G)

Expected results:
udisks should report the correct volume label. This worked fine a couple of days ago.

Additional info:
I just tested a small FAT16 partition I used to flash my computer's BIOS and on it, udisks works just fine.
Comment 1 Michel Alexandre Salim 2010-05-18 16:18:56 EDT
Turns out it was a disk on the verge of failure (after less than a month!). The disk was not even readable in Windows; I managed to get most of the data out, but after that it cannot even be formatted anymore.

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