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Month: September 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] TDEHW Summary

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sun, 2 Sep 2012 17:38:14 -0500
>> CD/DVDs: Not sure how this works, but the following happens
>> when I insert a disk under both HAL and TDEHW:
>> * An icon appears on the desktop. The icon label is the name
>> of the disk label, such as "Slackware64-current DVD."
>> * A dialog appears asking me what to do.
>> Then this happens under HAL:
>> * The disk mounts to a mount point the same as the disk
>> label, such as "/media/Slackware64-current DVD" (Pretty!)
>> Under TDEHW:
>> * The disk mounts to the mount point of "/media/sr0"
>> (Functional but not pretty)
>> Is there a way to get TDEHW to use a mount point like under
>> HAL? I do not have anything in mediamanagerrc for optical
>> disks. I don't know how TDE/HAL creates/uses a mount point
>> that matches the disk label. I'm guessing something in the
>> halbackend code that can be copied/pasted into the
>> tdehwbackend code? :-)
> I tested this under Xfce 4.10 and KDE 4.8.5. The mount point is the same
> as the disk label, just like TDE under HAL. For example
> "/media/Slackware64-current DVD." We probably want to be consistent and do
> the same?

Is this regression specific to CDs/DVDs, or does the same problem exist
with other media as well?  I never paid too much attention to how HAL
handled default mount points...