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Month: February 2017

Re: External drive gets mounted twice

From: deloptes <deloptes@...>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:47:59 +0100
Felix Miata wrote:

> Better to get two mount attempts than none. :-p
> I just tried inserting a "16GB" USB stick on a 42.2/14.0.4 system, host
> g5eas, and got no notification of any kind, though dmesg certainly shows
> it, and scsi_dh_alua module is loaded. But, booted to TW/Plasma, same
> dmesg, and no device notification there either. 42.1/14.0.4 on same host
> likewise malfunctions.
> I tried a different 42.2/14.0.4 host gx745, also with TW/Plasma, with same
> failing result on both. :-(
> I tried a third 42.2/14.0.4 host big31, also with TW/KDE3, with same
> failing result on both. Same failure on it too booting Stretch/14.0.5pre.
> :-(
> A 4th host gx780 tried only with 42.2 and KDE3 also fails to notify or
> mount, with dmesg similar to 2nd attachment. Booted to Jessie running bpo
> 4.8.11 and 14.0.4 likewise produces no notification, but at least fdisk
> found it. I updated Jessie, including bpo 4.9.2, and there's still no
> notification, plus dmesg is loaded with i915 driver segfaults.
> Hosts gx745 and big31 booted to openSUSE 42.1/KDE3 pop up a device
> notification as expected. :-p
> All four machines have Intel CPU/chipsets, with video Intel gx745 & gx780
> (both Dell), Radeon big31 (Biostar) and Geforce g5eas (Gigabyte).

What are the kernel versions there. AFAIR it is kernel (usb) -> udev ->
dbus. Do you have systemd enabled? I think this information could help not
only in your case but also in the case of Thierry.

On my debian tde 14.1 with kernel 4.9 all works fine.