How to hide a disk?
acbk at zeelandnet.nl
Mon Dec 10 14:26:14 UTC 2007
On Sun, 9 Dec 2007 09:55:48 -0500
Tom Horsley <tom.horsley at att.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 09 Dec 2007 20:11:59 +0530
> Abhishek Rane <abhishekrane at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Somwhere during the update trail F8 decided that under "computer"
> > > nautilus should show everything.
> After much googling, I managed to track this down (why anyone thought
> that automounting fixed disks which were deliberately left out of
> the fstab was a good idea, I leave for a separate debate :-).
> You can make HAL refuse to mention fixed disks to anyone by adding
> the file /etc/hal/fdi/policy/10-no-fixed-drives.fdi with the following
> xml contents:
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!-- -*- SGML -*- -->
> <deviceinfo version="0.2">
> <match key="@block.storage_device:storage.hotpluggable"
> bool="false"> <match key="@block.storage_device:storage.removable"
> bool="false"> <merge key="volume.ignore" type="bool">true</merge>
> This is apparently a standard file in the upstream hal sources, but
> fedora 8 decided for whatever reason to remove it.
The above worked for me, thanks.
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