hal, cdrom and gvm

Sjoerd Simons sjoerd at luon.net
Mon Jun 28 11:18:40 PDT 2004

On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 02:06:43PM -0400, Nathaniel McCallum wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-06-28 at 20:03 +0200, Sjoerd Simons wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 28, 2004 at 01:45:38PM -0400, Nathaniel McCallum wrote:
> > > I'm trying to get gnome-volume-manager to work, though it doesn't seem
> > > that hal is sending any media insert notifications to gvm.  My other
> > > removable devices work fine (usb keydrive, etc).  Just the cdrom doesn't
> > > work.  Anyone have any ideas on how to debug this?
> > 
> > As a first step i would look if the volume shows up in hal-device-manager.
> > If it doesn't hal didn't detect the media.
> It does show up and storage.automount_enabled is == 1.  It detects all
> the drive settings correctly (Matshita UJ-812).  If I tail /var/log/
> messages, when I insert my usbkeydrive I get insertion messages from
> hal, but nothing when I insert a cd/dvd.

That's your drive, when the media is detected there will/should be a disc 
device as child of that. Is that also there ?

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