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Bug 230958 - USB memory stick won't mount: Error org.freedesktop.Hal.PermissionDenied.
Summary: USB memory stick won't mount: Error org.freedesktop.Hal.PermissionDenied.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 228110
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-volume-manager
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Zeuthen
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-03-05 03:01 UTC by david.hagood
Modified: 2013-03-06 03:49 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-03-05 03:46:18 UTC

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Description david.hagood 2007-03-05 03:01:19 UTC
Description of problem:
Inserting a memory stick into a USB memory stick reader no longer causes the
memory stick to be auto-mounted - instead an error is generated.

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

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start X+Gnome
2. Insert memory stick into USB reader.

Actual results:
An error dialog is displayed:
Cannot mount volume.
Error org.freedesktop.Hal.PermissionDenied.
  Permission denied: Not in active session

Expected results:
Memory stick should be mounted under /media.
Nautilus should open a window showing the stick's contents.

Additional info:

Comment 1 David Zeuthen 2007-03-05 03:20:11 UTC
Are you logging in via gdm?

Comment 2 david.hagood 2007-03-05 03:26:15 UTC
No, via runlevel 3 + text login + startx.

Comment 3 David Zeuthen 2007-03-05 03:46:18 UTC
This will be fixed shortly (xinit needs to poke ConsoleKit). Until then you need
to login via gdm if you expect this to work.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 228110 ***

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