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Bug 232674 - Error org.freedesktop.Hal.PermissionDenied when mounting any usb media
Summary: Error org.freedesktop.Hal.PermissionDenied when mounting any usb media
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ConsoleKit
Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Zeuthen
QA Contact:
: 232774 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-03-16 15:54 UTC by Robert Kromer
Modified: 2013-03-06 03:49 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-04-02 21:48:20 UTC

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Description Robert Kromer 2007-03-16 15:54:40 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20070312 Firefox/

Description of problem:
When attempting to mount any USB media hal yells:
Error org.freedesktop.Hal.PermissionDenied
"Not in active session"

which is similar to bug #230958

I AM logged in through GDM

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot Fedora
2. Login Through GDM
3. Plug in flash drive or external hard drive

Actual Results:

Expected Results:

Additional info:
My system is up to date as of 03/16/07 11:00am EST

There is nothing reported in /var/log/messages or secure about it
Same problem with SElinux enabled or Permissive
From searching other bugs I'm guessing its a console-kit problem
here is some console kit output:


cat /var/lib/hal/acl-list
/dev/adsp       u       500
/dev/adsp       u       42
/dev/audio      u       500
/dev/audio      u       42
/dev/audio1     u       500
/dev/audio1     u       42
/dev/dsp        u       500
/dev/dsp        u       42
/dev/dsp1       u       500
/dev/dsp1       u       42
/dev/mixer      u       500
/dev/mixer      u       42
/dev/mixer1     u       500
/dev/mixer1     u       42
/dev/scd0       u       500
/dev/sequencer  u       500
/dev/sequencer  u       42
/dev/sequencer2 u       500
/dev/sequencer2 u       42
/dev/snd/controlC0      u       500
/dev/snd/controlC0      u       42
/dev/snd/controlC1      u       500
/dev/snd/controlC1      u       42
/dev/snd/pcmC0D0c       u       500
/dev/snd/pcmC0D0c       u       42
/dev/snd/pcmC0D0p       u       500
/dev/snd/pcmC0D0p       u       42
/dev/snd/pcmC0D1c       u       500
/dev/snd/pcmC0D1c       u       42
/dev/snd/pcmC0D2c       u       500
/dev/snd/pcmC0D2c       u       42
/dev/snd/pcmC0D3c       u       500
/dev/snd/pcmC0D3c       u       42
/dev/snd/pcmC0D4p       u       500
/dev/snd/pcmC0D4p       u       42
/dev/snd/pcmC1D0c       u       500
/dev/snd/pcmC1D0c       u       42
/dev/snd/pcmC1D0p       u       500
/dev/snd/pcmC1D0p       u       42
/dev/snd/seq    u       500
/dev/snd/seq    u       42
/dev/snd/timer  u       500
/dev/snd/timer  u       42
/dev/vbi0       u       500
/dev/video0     u       500

Console Kit Version: ConsoleKit-0.1.3-0.git20070301.1.fc7
Hal Version: hal-0.5.9-0.git20070304.fc7
GDM Version: gdm-2.18.0-2.fc7

Comment 1 Scott Dodson 2007-03-17 18:06:23 UTC
I get the same.  A block device (/dev/sdb1) is created and can be mounted manually.

Comment 2 David Zeuthen 2007-03-19 15:57:14 UTC
Probably CK needs an update to cope with the new changes in GDM - let me verify...

Comment 3 David Zeuthen 2007-03-19 16:08:11 UTC
*** Bug 232774 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 4 Axel 2007-03-19 22:35:40 UTC
Isn't that bug related to the problem mentionned at ?

Comment 5 Scott Dodson 2007-03-21 02:29:19 UTC
Problem has gone away with today's update of ConsoleKit.

Comment 6 David Zeuthen 2007-04-02 21:48:20 UTC
Looks like this bug can be closed then... feel free to reopen if the bug is
still there. Thanks.

Comment 7 cyberklin 2007-06-18 15:14:16 UTC
i have the same bug when attempting to mount any cd/dvd in nautilus.
i use gdm and xfce.

19:12:45 machine etc # echo $XDG_SESSION_COOKIE

19:12:53 machine etc # cat /var/lib/hal/acl-list
/dev/adsp       u       42
/dev/audio      u       42
/dev/dsp        u       42
/dev/mixer      u       42
/dev/sequencer  u       42
/dev/sequencer2 u       42
/dev/snd/controlC0      u       42
/dev/snd/pcmC0D0c       u       42
/dev/snd/pcmC0D0p       u       42
/dev/snd/pcmC0D1c       u       42
/dev/snd/pcmC0D2c       u       42
/dev/snd/pcmC0D3c       u       42
/dev/snd/pcmC0D4p       u       42
/dev/snd/seq    u       42
/dev/snd/timer  u       42

Comment 8 cyberklin 2007-06-18 15:22:46 UTC
and some additional information:

19:20:21 machine etc # rpm -qa | egrep "(ConsoleKit|hal|gdm)-[0-9]"

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