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Old 03-06-2012, 05:22 PM   #1
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Mounting USB drives fail in GUI but mount through shell access.

I have a question.

Why will a 3.0TB USB drive fail to mount for the GUI but mount and is accessable via the terminal access?

I can access it once mounted through a shell and MC but it fails to mount on the GUI.

"Internal error: No mount object for mounted volume" is what is reported but it is mounted.

I see some Google results that relate but nothing I can discern as the solution.


Actually mounting any drive does this.
I have two media drives and a USB drive.. All fail under GUI but mount otherwise.

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Old 03-07-2012, 02:50 AM   #2
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What distro are you using, and what file manager/program are you using to try to mount your device? This sort of error may be one out of a few things; Are you getting any other messages in your /var/log/messages file?
Old 03-07-2012, 04:45 PM   #3
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Indeed that is the issue.

Having permissions for root on those files will mount under the CLI but will complain under the GUI and not be available via GUI.



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