[Mageia-discuss] Cannot unmount media as user

David W. Hodgins davidwhodgins at gmail.com
Sun Jun 10 17:25:37 CEST 2012

On Sun, 10 Jun 2012 04:43:46 -0400, Len Lawrence <tarazed25 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Mageia 2 fully updated
> GNOME Classic
> This is probably a newbie question....  I am not sure when this started
> to happen but when, as a user, I try to unmount a USB drive via the
> desktop icon I am told that I am not authorized to perform that
> operation.  After browsing bugzilla and the forums it looked like the

Check /etc/pam.d/ for any files ending with ".rpmnew".  If there are any
like system-auth.rpmnew, rename the files such as
mv system-auth system-auth.old
mv system-auth.rpmsave system-auth

Then reboot.  I expect the pam rules can get reloaded without having to
reboot, but it's probably faster to just reboot.

Regards, Dave Hodgins

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