[BUGGLET] User mounting of CD-ROM/RW's work fine, but ZIP's
John Merryweather Cooper
johnmary at adelphia.net
Mon Jun 14 15:08:29 PDT 2004
On Mon, Jun 14, 2004 at 04:47:18PM -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-06-14 at 15:17, John Merryweather Cooper wrote:
> > Recently, I turned on User mounting in accordance with the GNOME FAQ.
> > I'm operating on a recent -CURRENT.
> > First, CD-ROM's and CDRW's work perfectly--mounting, reading, writing,
> > and ejecting (unmounting). But . . . .
> > ATAPI ZIP's don't work so well. They do mount, read, and write, but
> > unmounting/ejecting is a strictly manual (command line) operation.
> > Moreover, if you close the ZIP drive window and then try to re-open it,
> > GNOME refuses saying that the drive is busy. It appears this occurs
> > because GNOME is trying to re-mount and already mounted system. But
> > there is no "Eject" option like the CD-ROM's and no unmount choice
> > either.
> > My /etc/fstab line looks like:
> > /dev/afd0s4 /home/johnmary/zip msdosfs rw,noauto 0 0
> > Is this a known issue? Can it be fixed?
> ZIP drives are a bit trickier than CDs. First, make sure you own the
> mount point in question (i.e. /home/johnmary/zip) and that
> vfs.usermount=1. If that doesn't work, try changing the mount point to
> /mnt/zip, and see if that helps.
Check, I own /home/johnmary/zip. It's permissions and ownership are
identical to /home/johnmary/cdrom. vfs.usermount is set to 1. I'll
try using /mnt/zip in fstab and report back.
> Joe Marcus Clarke
> FreeBSD GNOME Team :: marcus at FreeBSD.org
> gnome at FreeBSD.org
> FreeNode / #freebsd-gnome
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