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Prior to the KDE 3.5.4 upgrade to Debain testing, I had an icon on my KDE desktop which would mount my usb camera by clicking on it. But now when I click on the icon I get the following error window appear "Feature only available with
Now I have googled, which showed a couple of recent (this month) distro forum messages about the same problem. I looked on Debian bug track but could not find anything (it might be because I going blind) but I did find some info at
KDE's bug centre
Nothing happens when I plug the camera into the USB, if I click the icon that has appeared since I installed Hal I get the following:
A security policy in place prevents this sender from sending this message to this recipient, see message bus configuration file (rejected message had interface "org.freedesktop.Hal.Device.Volume" member "Mount" error name "(unset)" destination "org.freedesktop.Hal")
If I right click on the icon and select mount I get the same message.
If I look in hal device manager then I can see that it has detected the camera
But here are two strange points, my external usb HD unit is seen and available, secondly my USB hard disk and my camera mount piont (along with a couple of others usb bits) was /mnt but according to the properties of the camera it should be mounted under /media If I try and change it back to /mnt it complains that it has to be under /media although my USB hard disk is still mounted under /mnt
Is there a configuration file for HAL somewwhere??
What does your /etc/fstab say?
I have a new entry there I haven't seen before:
usbfs /proc/bus/usb usbfs devmode=0666 0 0
I don't know if it's related or not..
Install hal-device-manager and you can browse the HAL tree. From there you should be able to edit the properties, maybe there is some security restriction for some reason. Is the card locked physically?
I would try some live-cd (arklinux has recent kde that should handle the usb mountings automatically) to see if the camera mounts ok.