DVD as repo
hedayat at grad.com
Mon May 10 21:15:50 UTC 2010
/*Matthias Clasen <mclasen at redhat.com>*/ wrote on 05/10/2010 5:59:56 PM
> On Mon, 2010-05-10 at 17:58 +0430, Hedayat Vatankhah wrote:
>> Anyway, thinking about the problem with DeviceKit system policies, I
>> really feel that the current situation is flawed: a process running as
>> root is able to mount a device either by calling mount system call or
>> by running the mount command, but it is unable to mount a device using
>> DeviceKit. Why?! This is an inconsistent policy IMHO. And I feel it
>> should be fixed anyway. Any comments?
> Can you explain this or point to a bug ? I'm positive that this is
> supposed to work.
According to https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=435625#c21
policykit doesn't allow the yum backend of PackageKit (which is running
as root) to mount devices.
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