removable bit not set for portable USB hard disk.

Martin Pitt martin at
Sun Oct 2 04:14:21 PDT 2005


Pierre Ossman [2005-10-02 11:36 +0200]:
> What I meant was that it should check both flags. If either is set then
> the device is considered "removable". Having both set would be very
> uncommon (if even possible).

Right, pmount checks both things (the kernel's removable flag and the
bus type for checking whether it's hotpluggable).

> I had a quick look at pmount-hal.c and it doesn't seem to look at the
> removable or hotpluggable attributes at all. So I'm suspecting your
> problem lies elsewhere.

pmount-hal is just a wrapper around pmount. pmount itself does the

Martin Pitt    
Ubuntu Developer
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