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Bug 161781 - hal shows incorrect label for hd
Summary: hal shows incorrect label for hd
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: hal
Version: 4
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Zeuthen
QA Contact:
: 161778 161779 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-27 09:55 UTC by drago01
Modified: 2013-03-06 03:43 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-06-29 17:02:53 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
output of lshal (deleted)
2005-06-27 09:59 UTC, drago01
no flags Details

Description drago01 2005-06-27 09:55:44 UTC
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Description of problem:
When I browse "Computer" in nautilus the label of hdb1 is shown as d>
hal-device-manager shows it as:
this also happen in the gtk file selector
hda1 (ntfs) is shown as 104 GB Medium wich is correct.
filesystem on hdb1 is vfat.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. look at the device label using any app that uses hal


Actual Results:  incorrect device label is shown

Expected Results:  correct device label should be shown

Additional info:

I found this in /var/log/messages:
Jun 27 11:50:51 chello062178124144 kernel: audit(1119865851.791:2): avc:  denied  { write } for  pid=3221 comm="hald" name=[22459] dev=pipefs ino=22459 scontext=root:system_r:hald_t tcontext=root:system_r:unconfined_t tclass=fifo_fil

Comment 1 drago01 2005-06-27 09:59:49 UTC
Created attachment 116005 [details]
output of lshal

Comment 2 drago01 2005-06-27 11:22:49 UTC
*** Bug 161778 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 drago01 2005-06-27 11:23:22 UTC
*** Bug 161779 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 4 drago01 2005-06-27 11:24:12 UTC
sorry for the reporting it 3 times dunno what happend

Comment 5 drago01 2005-06-28 05:55:33 UTC
I tryed everything to find out why and how this happen but could not find anything.
tryed hdb=noprobe and reboot -> nothing
reinstalled hal -> nothing
downloaded hal source and searched in them -> nothing
tryed fsck.vfat -> nothing
tryed to repiar the filesystem using windows -> nothing
whats going on?
any hint how this can be fixed or how I can provide more info?
the partition has now label.
here is the smartctl output for the device.
smartctl --info /dev/hdb
smartctl version 5.33 [i386-redhat-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-4 Bruce Allen
Home page is

Device Model:     ST340823A
Serial Number:    6EF0CAAP
Firmware Version: 3.05
User Capacity:    40,016,019,456 bytes
Device is:        In smartctl database [for details use: -P show]
ATA Version is:   4
ATA Standard is:  Exact ATA specification draft version not indicated
Local Time is:    Tue Jun 28 07:50:23 2005 CEST
SMART support is: Available - device has SMART capability.
SMART support is: Enabled

Comment 6 drago01 2005-06-28 06:00:28 UTC
fdisk -l /dev/hdb

Disk /dev/hdb: 40.0 GB, 40016019968 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4865 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/hdb1               1        4864    39070048+   c  W95 FAT32 (LBA)

Comment 7 drago01 2005-06-28 08:54:44 UTC
the selinux warning does only happen if i restart hald on boot selinux does not
show any errors... so it isn't an selinux issue

Comment 8 drago01 2005-06-29 17:02:53 UTC
deleting the partition and recreating it solved the problem.

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