misc TODOs for HAL

Sjoerd Simons sjoerd at spring.luon.net
Tue Dec 28 04:41:38 PST 2004

On Tue, Dec 28, 2004 at 03:17:03AM +0000, Lou Greenwood wrote:
> On Sunday 26 Dec 2004 16:46, Sjoerd Simons wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 26, 2004 at 04:14:43PM +0000, Lou Greenwood wrote:
> > > On Sunday 26 Dec 2004 13:54, Sjoerd Simons wrote:
> > ``managed'' is what RH uses/used to mark autogenerated entries. The latest
> > mount upstream version allow for comment=<value> in fstab, which can be
> > used instead of managed.
> >
> > You just need to configure the
> > "storage.policy.default.managed_keyword.primary" key  in the fdi's
> > correctly to use that and fstab-sync will work.
> >
> >   Sjoerd
> I've set the "comment=managed" now in the fdi, it's all set, now when i
> remove the ipod by ejecting it says ok to remove and all that fluff, i remove
> the ipod, the line for sda2 remains in fstab, and so the dir in /media
> remains.  when i replug the ipod hotplug mounts it using /dev/sdb2 but hal
> doesn't pick up, with the line for sda2 remaining in fstab and so kde's
> device KIO still lists an unmounted scsi disk at sda2 and there's no
> automagic stuff relating to the new plugging in. possibly i'm in need of
> creating some magic udev rules here? 
> Any idea on where the problem lies here and what needs fixing/any work 
> arounds?

Does the fstab line actually have ``comment=managed'' in it's options ? Does
hal still think that it's attached maybe ? (See hal-device-manager for example)

It seems intuitively obvious to me, which means that it might be wrong.
		-- Chris Torek
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