[Mageia-dev] Mounting a CDROM problem

Robert Fox list at foxconsult.net
Thu Feb 16 10:49:26 CET 2012

On Thu, 2012-02-16 at 09:39 +0000, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and Robert Fox at 16/02/12 09:20 did gyre and gimble:
> > Using latest Cauldron - I get this error when trying to mount a normal
> > CDROM under KDE Konqueror
> > 
> > An error occurred while accessing 'CISSP 5th Editio', the system
> > responded: The requested operation has failed.: Error mounting: mount
> > exited with exit code 1: helper failed with:
> > mount: mount point /media/cdrom does not exist
> > 
> > What could this be?
> KDE should create mountpoints as needed (and it shouldn't really use a
> fixed name "cdrom" here either).
> Are you somehow still using HAL? Can you try stopping hald and see if
> things flip over to using a proper system?
> Otherwise we'll have to put a hack in somewhere to create /media/cdrom
> directory to cope with this limitation.
> Col

Thanks for the fast response Col - I do still have hal installed, and I
stopped hald, but didn't seem to help.  BTW, it's safe to use
"drakxservices" to start and stop services even though we are using
systemd now, right??


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