[mythtv-users] How to make MythBuntu automount CD/DVDs?

Greg Oliver oliver.greg at gmail.com
Fri Dec 24 20:09:17 UTC 2010

On Fri, Dec 24, 2010 at 1:20 PM, Craig Huff <huffcslists at gmail.com> wrote:
> Did some more digging and it seems the root cause is because hald is
> not running.  I haven't found any script in /etc/init or /etc/init.d
> that does (or did) start hald, so I'm not sure if it _ever_ gets
> started.
> However, even after starting it manually I get no satisfaction.  I can
> now run lshal and get data on the devices, but inserting CDs in the
> drive does not result in automounts.  I can't even get a commercial CD
> to mount, although I can mount an audio CD that I burned.
> I am ending up with more questions and still no answers.

IIRC, xfce has a settings app that you enable automounting in.  That I
assume sets all of the relevant bits to make it work.  I remember
checking that at my Sister's so udev could auto mount the portable USB
drive she uses.

> Help would be greatly appreciated.
> Craig.

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