[Mageia-discuss] [Ticket #36] auto mount usb sticks

Helpdesk Muller cazacu.bogdan at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 13:59:59 CEST 2011

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On Jun 28, 2011 @ 02:57 pm, ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com wrote:
On 10 June 2011 13:32, claude devise <c.devise at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> I've successfully installed Mageia over a Mandriva2010.2 (LXDE)
> all is fine except usb removable sticks mounting (and usb larger disks too,
> i think):
> i get an 'Not Authorized' error when i insert my usb sticks (all of them).
> device is created (i.e., /dev.sdx), but i have to mount it manually as root.
> this is not user friendly.
> if think udev or polkit is faulty.
> any hints on that ?
> c.devise

- Do these device have entries in /etc/fstab? (Ideally they shouldn't).
- Is there a polkit authentication agent running? the output of 'ps
aux | grep polkit' should tell

Ahmad Samir

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