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Bug 228155 - org.freedesktop.Hal.Device.UnknownError when inserting CD or DVD (no automount)
Summary: org.freedesktop.Hal.Device.UnknownError when inserting CD or DVD (no automount)
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: hal
Version: 6
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Zeuthen
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-02-10 20:05 UTC by Dennis Wagelaar
Modified: 2013-03-06 03:49 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-02-14 08:38:09 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Gnome mount error message (deleted)
2007-02-10 20:05 UTC, Dennis Wagelaar
no flags Details
hald error log (deleted)
2007-02-10 20:08 UTC, Dennis Wagelaar
no flags Details
Yum update history (deleted)
2007-02-14 08:26 UTC, Dennis Wagelaar
no flags Details
hald stderr log after problem went away (deleted)
2007-02-14 08:31 UTC, Dennis Wagelaar
no flags Details

Description Dennis Wagelaar 2007-02-10 20:05:01 UTC
Description of problem:
When inserting a CD or DVD in my DVD-writer, gnome fails to mount it. It gives
an error message saying: "Cannot mount volume. Error

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

How reproducible:
Insert CD or DVD.

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:
No automount, but above error message. The DVD drive icon totally disappears
from nautilus, as if the drive did not exist.

Expected results:
CD or DVD mounted.

Additional info:

Before today, I've had no problems. As of today, I can't seem to mount anything
dynamic, including USB sticks and my camera. The only update that got installed
today is util-linux-2.13-0.46.fc6. Reverting to the previous util-linux did not
help. Trouble started after trying to burn a data DVD in K3B.

Comment 1 Dennis Wagelaar 2007-02-10 20:05:01 UTC
Created attachment 147840 [details]
Gnome mount error message

Comment 2 Dennis Wagelaar 2007-02-10 20:08:24 UTC
Created attachment 147841 [details]
hald error log

stderr output from 'hald --daemon=no --verbose=yes'

Comment 3 Dennis Wagelaar 2007-02-14 08:26:41 UTC
Created attachment 148041 [details]
Yum update history

The problem went away yesterday (February 13th 2007) after running a package
update. The log contains my update history.

Comment 4 Dennis Wagelaar 2007-02-14 08:31:11 UTC
Created attachment 148042 [details]
hald stderr log after problem went away

stderr output from 'hald --daemon=no --verbose=yes' after problem went away

Comment 5 Dennis Wagelaar 2007-02-14 08:38:09 UTC
Trying to burn a DVD "hangs" all applications trying to do any I/O to that
particular IDE channel (channel holds DVD writer and one harddisk containing
/home). After some time, the harddisk's partitions are mounted read-only by the
kernel, triggering several journal errors. That likely triggered this issue.

I guess this particular issue is solved. I'll do some more research on what goes
wrong on that particular IDE channel and file it in a separate bug, if necessary.

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