[Slackbuilds-users] pmount fails in Slackware 12.2

Robby Workman rw at rlworkman.net
Mon Dec 15 20:10:14 UTC 2008

On Fri, 12 Dec 2008 10:55:47 -0800 (PST)
Phillip Warner <pc_warner at yahoo.com> wrote:

> While pmount's SlackBuild does not fail, the program no longer works
> correctly: Error: device /dev/sda1 is not removable
> It appears to be an issue with the newer kernel.  By simply using one
> of my older kernels in Slackware 12.2 pmount works fine.  I have
> tested this on a fresh Slackware 12.2 install and my upgraded box.
> What is strange is: $> cat /sys/block/sda/removable 1
> A thread about this issue has already been started on LQ at:
>    http://tinyurl.com/pmount-fails-in-12-2

This definitely appears to be a bug in pmount itself; if you don't find
a resolution, let me know and I'll pull it from the repository - I
don't want known-broken software in it, especially not with my name
attached :)

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