[CentOS] kde cant mount cdroms on users with nfs home

Mon Dec 4 19:00:43 UTC 2006
Stephen C. Rigler <srigler at marathonoil.com>

On Mon, 2006-12-04 at 13:40 -0500, Jean Figarella wrote:
> I can't mount the cdrom when the user account has an nfs home directory. 
> It works fine on the gnome side with the same user. It also works fine 
> if I create a brand new local account, with no nfs mounted home directory.
> This error is affecting all users on all computers; not just one 
> account. The one thing in common is that they all are using nfs mounted 
> home directories and that CentOS is the distro. Older systems that are 
> still using fc3 dont have this issue.
> Any ideas? Suggestions?
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Hi Jean,

This is just a "me too".  I've just observed the same issue on RHEL 4.
What's worse is that once the user has tried to mount the CD they can't
eject it without superuser intervention (from the GUI or the button on
the CD drive).