[Mageia-discuss] Cannot unmount media as user

Len Lawrence tarazed25 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 10 18:59:34 CEST 2012

On 10/06/12 16:25, David W. Hodgins wrote:
> 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
Had a look but no *.rpmnew.  Thanks for the tip.  Another one for the 


More information about the Mageia-discuss mailing list