hal + udev + gnome-volume-manager

David Zeuthen david at fubar.dk
Mon Aug 7 07:54:44 PDT 2006

On Mon, 2006-08-07 at 13:40 +0200, Kay Sievers wrote:
> g-v-m runs as the user and talks over dbus to hal and requests the
> mounting, by invoking a method on the hal device object.

(and this may be done through e.g. gnome-mount but that's mostly just a
convenience detail)

>  The actual
> mounting is done by hal, but the request and the policy comes from the
> user.

Exactly. It's also covered in a nice diagram on page 17 of


if you ignore the first part with crypto volumes...


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