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    Exclamation Slackware and HAL Not Working

    So, this is the epic slackware and HAL problem, where hal won't let me mount drives like the cd drives or even my hard drive, but I followed the instructions to fix it by adding myself to all the groups, and restarting hal, but it didn't work. Does anyone know how to fix it? If it helps to know I am using root user.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2004
    arch linux
    Are you sure you are in the plugdev group? I'm pretty sure that should do it.

    You might have to restart dbus, and then hal.

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    hmmm, no, I'm in plugdev, so I'm not sure why it isn't working, I'm in all the required groups.

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    Linux Engineer Freston's Avatar
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    Mar 2007
    The Netherlands
    I think we need a little more detail before anyone can help you. Can you answer these:
    How do you try to mount devices? Is this a fresh install? Are you in X? Is udev running? Can you mount manually? Did you set up fstab?
    Can't tell an OS by it's GUI

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