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From: Dan Johansson <Dan.Johansson@×××.nu>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] Re: Knotify4 does not detect inserted CD/DVD and/or USB-Disks
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2011 10:04:01
In Reply to: [gentoo-desktop] Re: Knotify4 does not detect inserted CD/DVD and/or USB-Disks by Duncan <>
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, <> *************************************************** This message is printed on 100% recycled electrons! ***************************************************


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Re: [gentoo-desktop] Re: Knotify4 does not detect inserted CD/DVD and/or USB-Disks Jakob Kummerow <jakob.kummerow@××××××××××.com>