/dev/hdb1 volume shown on destop after upgrade

David Zeuthen david at fubar.dk
Thu Mar 23 08:41:09 PST 2006

On Thu, 2006-03-23 at 16:16 +0100, vitko wrote:
> After last upgrade of my Debian (Sid) new hal 0.5.7 arrived.
> I was surprised to see new 60 GB volume icon on my desktop,
> it is /dev/hdb1, referenced in /etc/fstab like
>     $ grep data /etc/fstab
>     /dev/hdb1   /mnt/data   xfs   defaults   0   2
> Maybe it is some Gnome magic 

Under certain conditions gnome-vfs-daemon will show entries
from /etc/fstab but I think it requires the user, users or pam_console
option to be present.

> and not a hal issue,

hal does not modify your /etc/fstab anymore (I never think it did on
Debian by default) and I doubt sjoerd put in stuff in the Debian package
to do this. Sjoerd would know though.


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