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Re: [trinity-users] desktop icons for automounted external USB hard disks

From: Stefan Krusche <linux@...>
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 23:17:03 +0100
Am Mittwoch 11 Januar 2017 schrieb Fran├žois Andriot:
> Hello,
[...]
> On a normally working USB hard disk:
> $ cat /sys/block/sdb/removable
> 1
>
> On the USB hard disk that is seen as fixed hard disk:
> $ cat /sys/block/sdc/removable
> 0
>
> If TDE is using this "removable" flag, which is sometimes incorrect, it
> may explain the issue.

I don't think so. On my system I get:

$ cat /sys/block/sdd/removable
0

for a 500GB Toshiba USB hard disk, which is registered as /sdd. And I still am 
able to have icons for SATA/IDE hard disks and for removable media seen 
independantly on desktop.

Stefan