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Month: December 2010

Re: [trinity-devel] Unmounted Floppy

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2010 01:58:33 -0600
> In KDE 3.5.10, with floppy drive polling explicitly disabled with HAL, the
> Unmounted Floppy icon appears on my desktop. This provides me a means to
> manually mount floppy disks. Yeah, once in a blue moon I still use
> floppies (I have some old computers with no USB support).
> BTW, disabling polling stops the clicking sound.
> With Trinity, the Unmounted Floppy desktop icon no longer appears. I
> presume this has something to do with polling being disabled.
> I can get the Unmounted Floppy icon to appear by inserting a USB flash
> drive. This seems to refresh the desktop. But this lasts only for that
> session. Next restart of Trinity and the Unmounted Floppy desktop icon is
> gone.
> Is this different behavior a bug or a "feature"?

It's a bug.  You will also notice it occurring with unmounted CD drives
and hard disks.