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Month: September 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Tim: TDEHWLIB

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sat, 1 Sep 2012 19:57:38 -0500
>> > With HAL:
>> >
>> >
>> Had you assigned those labels to the drives in the past, or
>> did they appear that way the first time you ever plugged them in?
> In the past. Use the icon popup menu, select Properties, select the
> General tab, and modify the text.
> We can do this under TDEHW too, but the change is retained only on a
> physical port basis. Change the physical port that the device is attached
> and the icon label must be changed again. Considering that many systems
> these days have several USB ports that are easily accessible, that means
> several edits for the same device. TDEHW needs a way to keep the same icon
> label regardless of which physical port is used.
> The UUID scheme would be one way to retain that information. :-)

The UUID information is used by TDEHWLib for this exact reason.  This all
sounds like something wasn't built using the latest GIT HEAD.

Can you use a fresh )blank) mediamanagerrc file, assign a name to your USB
drive, then post the resultant mediamanagerrc file to the list?  That
would help me determine exactly what is going wrong.