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From: Gerhard Hoogterp <gerhard@×××××××××××××.nl>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] mediamanager tries to open wrong path
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 20:37:13
Message-Id: 200701312131.04071@frappe.xs4all.nl
Hi,

I try to install udev/hal/pmount  in such a way that my usb devices are 
automounted. But not with a changable name in the media folder, but with a 
fixed name like /mnt/camera (or /media/camera.. whatever. As long as it's the 
same every time..)

At this moment most things work, but when I add the mountpoints to fstab 
things go wrong. kde pops up a window and an error "permission denied". The 
later is understandable as it seems to try to open a mount in the media dir 
which doesn't exists instead of the mount point as given in the fstab. 
Regretfully the /mnt/camera isn't mounted either. 

So adding a line to the fstab file just screws up the system as  it seems. 
Removing it leaves me with changable names in the media folder (/media/disk, 
media/disk-1, depending on what's happening..

So I see two sollutions: 

- Or the mediamanager whould open the path as givien in the fstab (but where 
do I tell it to do so?)

- Or I should be able to give the pmount a label (the second parameter) so it 
creates a /media/<label>. But again.. where can I do this. 

The main reason that I want a fixed name is for programs like digikam which 
expects such a path for importing images.  Besides, on of the howtos 
suggested that using the fstab should work. So why doesn't it..

Anybody a suggestion?

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Re: [gentoo-user] mediamanager tries to open wrong path Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>