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Month: March 2017

Re: No USB storage insertion notifications (was: [users] External drive gets mounted twice)

From: deloptes <deloptes@...>
Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 08:53:29 +0100
Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:

> Am Montag, 27. Februar 2017 schrieb Felix Miata:
>> If I counted right, my previous email reported 10 different installations
>> across 4 64-bit PCs, 9 openSUSE, 1 Jessie. All are inextricably dependent
>> on systemd. The only ones that work right are the 2 oldest openSUSE
>> (42.1), and only with KDE3, which means nothing I've yet tested with a
>> kernel newer than 4.1.36, or with 14.0.x TDE, works. Of the 10, I checked
>> for udisks versions on several, and found both udisks and udisks2
>> installed on each.
> This will not help you, but I encounted something simillar after reasonly
> updating my devuan jessie machine. The only hotplugable storage devices
> left working are usb sticks and CD-ROM/DVDs. All hotplugging functionality
> for empty CD/DVD is gone, also removable harddisks like RDX drives are not
> hotpluggable any more. What makes things worse: /proc/sys/kernel/hotplug
> has gone missing from stock kernel a while ago, so there is no easy way to
> work around systemd infected software any more (devuan comes systemd-free,
> but the provided udevd is broken due to systemd)
> Nik

I've never used such exotic like RDX and regarding CD-ROM/DVD I am not sure
if I understand correctly. Do you mean when you insert an empty CD/DVD disk
the system does not respond? What is the expected behavior?
I recently removed the CD/DVD drive and replaced it with hdd bay where I put
a second ssd