[CentOS] Slightly OT: Extra icons on desktop

Tue Apr 29 21:32:24 UTC 2008
Ross S. W. Walker <rwalker at medallion.com>

William L. Maltby wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 16:46 -0400, Ross S. W. Walker wrote: 
> > William L. Maltby wrote:
> > <snip>
> > I wonder if anyone can duplicate the problem by creating a partition
> > and having it mounted in fstab by volume label and see if it appears
> > twice.
> Not quite the same, but I've a USB drive that I plugged in after
> removing "noauto" from the fstab entry.
> $ grep 4 /etc/fstab
> LABEL=BkUp_4_5          /media/sdc1      ext2    defaults,noatime 0 0

Hmmm, and if the mount point were outside of /media?

> Got a nice little message telling me (in Gnome desktop) that I wasn't
> priveleged to mount it. That's as I would expect since I was already
> logged in at my desktop. Mount showed it mounted.
> $ mount
> /dev/sdc1 on /media/sdc1 type ext2 (rw,noatime)

Is that fixed or removable media?

> Now I'll reboot and see what happens.
> Rebooted. Prior to entering "telinit 5", did a "mount" and it was
> mounted. After logging onto graphical desktop, one icon on 
> the desktop.
> As expected.
> I'm led back to the conclusion that there is some oddity about the
> device definitions on Mark's problematic unit.

There could be, could you give it a try with another mount point
outside of /media and with a fixed disk if it isn't already?


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