Fixing Debian bug #418176 in

Michael Biebl mbiebl at
Wed May 28 13:06:19 PDT 2008

2008/5/28 Rex Dieter <rdieter at>:
> Dawn Light wrote:
>> Hello :)
>> In Debian, we have the bug
>> which prevents
>> desktop users from mounting NTFS filesystems which are in removable
>> devices.
> Ditto here in fedora:
> Though we were told that it's not a hal issue since gnome-mount works.

Well, gnome-mount simply doesn't pass the uid/gid option to hal, when
mounting ntfs(-3g) volumes. That's why the bug is never triggered with

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