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From: Dan Johansson <Dan.Johansson@...>
Subject: Re: Re: Knotify4 does not detect inserted CD/DVD and/or USB-Disks
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2011 11:16:07 +0200
On Saturday 16 April 2011 18.31:50 Duncan wrote:
> Dan Johansson posted on Sat, 16 Apr 2011 14:56:33 +0200 as excerpted:
> > On Saturday 16 April 2011 14.39:23 Yohan Pereira wrote:
> >> On Saturday 16 Apr 2011 06:06:18 PM Dan Johansson wrote:
> >> > Any suggestions on how to bring knotify4 to recognize an inserted
> >> > CD/DVD/USB- Disk (without HAL).
> >> 
> >> have you enabled the udev use flag? for eg. on kdelibs et al.
> > 
> > Yes, udev is enabled (and I have recompiled kdelibs, solid and knotify a
> > few times today while experimenting).
> 
> You don't mention what kde version.
> 
> kde 4.6.0 was the first to switch away from hal.  If you're running
> previous to that, you need hal for detection.
> 
> I don't know why (perhaps an issue with policykit or dbus interfering, or
> because I don't have device-mapper on in the kernel even tho udisks
> depends on lvm for device-mapper and asks for the kernel option as well?),
> but with 4.6.0, detection, at least for cd/dvd, didn't work here either.
> 
> But, 4.6.1 suddenly started worked with cd/dvd at least (I've not changed
> kernel options, so I guess device-mapper isn't needed afterall, for that).
> 
> Now 4.6.2 doesn't appear to be working, again, but I last updated a few
> days ago so maybe they've patched it to work again by now?
> 
> I've not tried USB mass storage, so I don't know if that's working or not.
> 
> But, I don't really care about auto-mounting here anyway, so it's not a
> big deal for me either way.  If it works, it works, if it doesn't, it
> doesn't.  I actually thought my config was screwed up for it, so I was
> surprised when it started working in 4.6.1.

Sorry forgot to mention I'm running AMD64 Stable and therefor KDE-4.4.5.
Of cause I do not _need_ the knotify-popup to mount something I can do it on 
the command line as well but I find it is nice to have and the users of "the 
other OS" asks me why I have do such things manually in Linux.

-- 
Dan Johansson, <http://www.dmj.nu>
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