hald/xfce removable media

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Apr 13 03:27:39 UTC 2008

Removable media in xfce used to automatically mount, at least as of a 
few weeks ago.  Now I see:

Failed to mount "NIKON D40".
org.freedesktop.hal.storage.mount-fixed no <-- (action, result).

Has there been a configuration change?

FreeBSD speedy.wonkity.com 6.3-STABLE FreeBSD 6.3-STABLE #1: Wed Apr  2 12:34:32 MDT 2008 
root at speedy.wonkity.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/SPEEDY  i386

dbus-1.1.20         A message bus system for inter-application communication
dbus-glib-0.74      GLib bindings for the D-BUS messaging system
hal-0.5.11.r2_5     Hardware Abstraction Layer for simplifying device access
policykit-0.7_5     Framework for controlling access to system-wide components
policykit-gnome-0.7_3 GNOME frontend to the PolicKit framework


polkitd_enable="YES"  (looks like this is obsolete now)

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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