[PC-BSD Testing] /media/.hal-mtab

Alexander Yerenkow yerenkow at uct.ua
Sat Aug 14 08:48:07 PDT 2010


14.08.2010 17:22, Bill Sun пишет:
> > ls /dev/ntfs
> FreeAgent Drive Windows NTFS
>
> "FreeAgent Drive" is one entry and "Windows NTFS" is another.  So the 
> key would be to get the entries in /dev/ntfs to be rid of spaces?
I'm sure that you will get mount just fine, if you change disk lables 
for not having spaces;

Will see if I here have same behavior, if yes, probably I could post a 
bug to hal team.
>
> -Bill
>
> On Sat, Aug 14, 2010 at 12:32 AM, Alexander Yerenkow <yerenkow at uct.ua 
> <mailto:yerenkow at uct.ua>> wrote:
>
>     14.08.2010 7:08, Bill Sun пишет:
>>     Hi Ian,
>>
>>     When manually mounting using the mount command, it seems both the
>>     device path and the mount path need to be free of spaces.
>>
>>     How do I change the mount parameters for HAL so that I can
>>     specify paths without spaces?
>     The problem could be not in hal;
>
>     Could you please show
>
>     ls /dev/ntfs
>
>     ?
>
>
>>
>>     -Bill
>>
>>     On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 8:52 PM, Ian Robinson
>>     <fitchkendall at gmail.com <mailto:fitchkendall at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>         On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 3:00 PM, Bill Sun wrote:
>>
>>         I did some more digging around and found a file name
>>         ".hal-mtab" in /media.
>>         It looks like this file records the mount parameters used by HAL.
>>
>>         Here's an entry of one of my mount attempts via Dolphin:
>>
>>         # /dev/ntfs/FreeAgent Drive    1001    0    ntfs  
>>         nosuid,-u=1001,-C=UTF-8    /media/FreeAgent Drive-3
>>
>>         Notice that there are spaces between the paths.  Could this
>>         be causing the
>>         mount issues?
>>
>>         I tried using the paths above manually in a mount command:
>>
>>         # mount -t ntfs /dev/ntfs/FreeAgent Drive /media/FreeAgent
>>         Drive-3
>>
>>         But this gives me:
>>
>>         ntfs-3g: You must specify exactly one device and exactly one
>>         mount point.
>>
>>         I even tried using quotes around the paths and even "\" to
>>         escape the space,
>>         but I still get the same error.
>>
>>         However, when I used paths with no spaces:
>>
>>         mount -t ntfs /dev/da0s1 /media/FreeAgent
>>
>>         This works.
>>
>>         -Bill
>>         ======================================
>>
>>         Bill --
>>
>>         You may have nailed the problem.  Perhaps you could rename
>>         the FreeAgent Drive-3 to a name with a single word to confirm.
>>
>>
>>         Here are some other examples of mount parameters that are
>>         working on my systems:
>>
>>
>>         (1) Contents of /media/.hal-mtab For an 8Gb USB Flash Drive
>>         (Fat32) named "KINGSTON"
>>
>>         /dev/msdosfs/KINGSTON    1001    0    msdosfs   
>>         nosuid,-u=1001,-L=en_US.UTF-8,large,-m=644,-M=755   
>>         /media/KINGSTON
>>
>>
>>         (2) Contents of /media/.hal-mtab for a 73 Gb internal mounted
>>         SCSI (NTFS) named "Windows" (this is, by choice, not included
>>         in my fstab).
>>
>>         /dev/ntfs/Windows    1001    0    ntfs   
>>         nosuid,-u=1001,-C=UTF-8    /media/Windows
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>         Long-time beta-testing contributor A. Yerenkow also discussed
>>         HAL and .hal-mtab issues relating to PCBSD 8.0 at* *this link:*
>>
>>         *http://lists.pcbsd.org/pipermail/testing/2009-April/002190.html
>>
>>
>>         Ian Robinson
>>         Salem, Ohio
>>
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