Why does hal think my USB devices are fixed?
wblock at wonkity.com
Wed Oct 14 18:02:11 UTC 2009
On Wed, 14 Oct 2009, Adam Vande More wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 12:04 PM, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> Fixed as opposed to removable. hal used to see these USB
> devices--USB memory sticks, memory cards in a reader--as
> removable devices. Which they are.
> Same computer, same config that used to automount these devices
> as removable, but now FreeBSD 8.0-RC1 and hal says they are
> fixed devices:
> org.freedesktop.hal.storage.mount-fixed no <-- (action, result).
> Is this be due to the USB system?
> It's a config option in /usr/ports/sysutils/hal
"fixed mountpoints" is off, but I think that's "fixed" as in "use the
same mountpoint every time", not fixed as in non-removable.
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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