Can't mount with automount

Matthew Burgess matthew at
Wed Aug 10 09:47:18 PDT 2005

Andrew Benton wrote:

> In Gnome, when I run Nautilus in browser fashion it has a computer icon 
> on the toolbar. If I click on it it shows me floppy, CD-ROM and mp3. If 
> I click on them it mounts it and then shows the contents. To unmount it 
> I right click and choose Unmount Volume before removing it. This works 
> with a vanilla kernel and no automount daemon running. HTH

Hmm, I wonder how that works then?  Did you by any chance compile dbus 
and hal as pre-reqs to Gnome?  The only reason I ask is that I know 
'ivman' ( does a similar thing entirely in 
userspace and relies on those packages (and 'pmount') to do its thing.


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