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Old 11-04-2004, 02:49 PM   #1
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Jumpdrive mounting

I'm having some issues mounting my jumpdrive correctly. I have a 256mb sandisk minicruiser and I'm running mandrake community 10.1. When I plug it in it automatically creates /mnt/removable and all my files are there. But when I try to make a new device on desktop and use /dev/sda1, which is mounted correctly in fstab, it makes the device but when I click on it, it just hangs on "Starting Konqueror" and after about a minute it goes away and now nothing will start in Konqueror, not even home. What is going on?
Old 02-07-2005, 07:23 PM   #2
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I had this problem recently, and wasted a lot of time looking for lockfiles and posts.

Remove the .DCOP files from your home directory with:
rm -f .DCOP*
and restart Konqueror. It should work now. If you get a no dcop server found error, then reboot.

Old 02-07-2005, 08:53 PM   #3
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Run the updates utility in the Mandrake Configuration window. There are a series of bug/security fixes, one of such bugs was Konqueror crashing when USB device is hotplugged.
Old 02-08-2005, 12:57 PM   #4
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Then it could have been a symptom of the trouble I've been having over the past week with my new usb hard drive! After looking through the posts, I see a lot of usb related complaints.



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